What is Dyslexia

OFFICIAL IDA DEFINITION OF 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

  • The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

    Thursday, October, 16, 2014 NSEA Building 605  S 14th St Lincoln, NE 7:00p-8:30p Q&A Panel to follow the movie This movie will touch your hearts, invoke questions, and clear up misunderstandings about dyslexia and related reading, spelling and writing difficulties. It provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such...

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