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

  • LB 645

    The Legislature’s Education Committee Hearing for the Nebraska Dyslexia Association’s dyslexia bill LB 645 will be held on Tuesday, February 7 at 1:30 PM in Room 1525 of the Capitol. You can find the bill’s content here and click on introduced copy. You can find the senators on the Education Committee here. NDA requests your written testimony. The…

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