The Australian Dyslexia Association Inc. is a registered Non-profit Incorporated Association (IA37281) and Government Registerable Australian Body (ARBN 147 524 347) allowing the ADA to operate nationally. The ADA was formed in 2007 and officially incorporated in 2009. The ADA (aka) is concerned with the well being, identification and treatment of dyslexia and related language-based differences..The ADA does not support or endorse any one method or program but supports direct, explicit, systematic and multisensory teaching approaches for individuals with dyslexia or a related difference.
The ADA is a professional association borne from real life specialist teachers and related professionals in the field including speech and language therapists and informed psychologists who have encountered and embraced the need to learn about dyslexia and the teaching they require.
Australian Dyslexia Association Credibility and the ADA's Global Recognition Status
The ADA's President and founding member Jodi Clements has been recognised for her work and committment to those with dyslexia and in 2010 the Australian Dyslexia Association was awarded the recognition of Global Partnership with the world leading dyslexia association-The International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Jodi Clements serves on the Global Caucus for the International Dyslexia Association which is currently working on the international standards for teacher training in reading and literacy.
To vist Jodi Clements' International Dyslexia Associations editorial in Perspectives: click here
To view Jodi Clements' Global likeminded Professional/Expert network visit LinkedIn.
The ADA are active in corresponding with Education departments/government, Schools,Universities,TAFE and workplace relations throughout Australia. We are listed as a resource on a number of Australian government websites and provide parents and education authorities with up to date information regarding dyslexia identification and treatment. The ADA are proud to be an offical global partner to the leading International Dyslexia Association and attend the International Dyslexia Association Global Partner caucus every year to exchange scientific and educational research concerning language based differences.
The ADA would like to kindly thank all of those who have had the ambition to join the ADA and help make a difference to the lives of those with dyslexia.