What is Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and / or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and…

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What is NDA?

The Nebraska Dyslexia Association was founded on February 1, 1984 to promote the work of Dr. Samuel T. Orton in the study, prevention, and treatment of the specific language function known as dyslexia. The Nebraska Dyslexia Association, formerly the Nebraska Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, works to enhance the public’s perception and understanding of dyslexia and related language/learning abilities.

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News / Events

  • NDA Fall Celebration- Open to the public

    “Research to Reality: A View from the Brain” Saturday, November 1, 2014 9am-11am St. Mark’s Methodist Church Upper Fellowship Hall 8550 Pioneers Blvd Lincoln, NE This year we welcome our Keynote speaker, Dr. Dennis Molfese, as he discusses the research surrounding dyslexia and the hope to eradicate it. He is the director of the UNL Center for...

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