Diagnosed with dyslexia at age five, Jared was told numerous times that he wouldn't be able to accomplish his goals... Now Jared is a college graduate, has a Masters Degree, and is running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days to show the world that learning challenges can be conquered. Support Jared and the more than 10 million students in the US that struggle with dyslexia by making a donation to Jared's TeamQuest page.

Your donation enables IDA to help create a better future for every child and adult who struggles with dyslexia and other reading difficulties…because reading changes lives! 

We focus on educating parents, teachers and professionals about dyslexia, assuring that structured literacy is embedded in educator training and providing the opportunity for all people to learn to read.

IDA is the authoritative source of current information about dyslexia and other reading challenges. We work every day to respond immediately to people at their point of need with information or referral to available and accessible resources.

We articulate with impatience and clarity that reading is a civil rightWe are committed to educating the general public about the economic impact of learning differences and other negative impacts of dyslexia on society.

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