Branch Newsletters

Volume 2013, No. 2 (4608K)
August 2013
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:

01-President's Message
02-Board Member Meyerowitz
03-04-Oregon Public Schools
05-06-38th ORBIDA Conference Recap
07-08-ORBIDA Student Panel
09-Decoding Dyslexia Oregon
10-Parent Workshop Bend
11-15-Spanish Articles on Dyslexia
16-Student View
17-Questions
18-Advertising Opportunities

Volume 2013, No. 1 (4724K)
January 2013
* Presidents Corner
* Introduction of New Editors
* Family Fun Day
* Cherida Collins Smith Scholarship
* Summer Read-a-Thon
* Making Math Real
* Esperanza Spanish Multisensory Program
* 2012-2013 ORBIDA Lecture Series Schedule
* Student View

Volume 2011, No. 4 (45202K)
November 2011
15 pages, 45 MB, graphics-intensive, may take a few minutes to open.

Volume 2011, No. 3 (15850K)
August 2011
Content includes:

* President's message
* Officers and directors
* Information & Referral appeal for service providers
* IDA's parent membership initiative
* Book snapshot: "Subtypes of Dyslexia"
* New and renewing members
* 2011-2012 Lecture Series
* High Five! - Kim Hansen
* Save these dates
* ORBIDA 37th Annual Conference - Executive Functions
* Dr. Eric Q. Tridas
* Family Fun Day
* Art Contest application
* IDA 62nd Annual Conference - Chicago
* Cherida Collins Smith scholarship application
* General support opportunities
* Newsletter ad rates
* ORBIDA change of address

Volume 2011, No. 3 (2652K)
August 2011
Content includes:

* President's message
* Officers and directors
* Information & Referral appeal for service providers
* IDA's parent membership initiative
* Book snapshot: "Subtypes of Dyslexia"
* New and renewing members
* 2011-2012 Lecture Series
* High Five! - Kim Hansen
* Save these dates
* ORBIDA 37th Annual Conference - Executive Functions
* Dr. Eric Q. Tridas
* Family Fun Day
* Art Contest application
* IDA 62nd Annual Conference - Chicago
* Cherida Collins Smith scholarship application
* General support opportunities
* Newsletter ad rates
* ORBIDA change of address

Volume 2011, No. 2 (4951K)
May 2011
Newsletter contents include:

* President's Message
* Directors & Officers
* Wright Scholarship
* Book Snapshot: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother
* New & Renewing members
* Lecture Series
* OSPA Annual Conference
* Park Academy's "Walk in the Park"
* 2011 Holloway Award to Dorothy Blosser Whitehead
* 36th Annual Conference - Louisa Moats
* Befriending Dyslexia
* Webinar: Framing Your Thoughts
* 2011 Chicago Conference
* ORBIDA Scholarships to Chicago
* Save These Dates
* ORBIDA Address Has Changed
* Seeking Resources
* ORBIDA Scholarship Winners

Volume 2011, No. 2 (55879K)
May 2011
See listing under Low Res version.

Volume 2011, No. 1 (11793K)
February 2011
Hi-Res Version includes:

* President's Letter
* Book Snapshot - "The Glamour of Grammar"
* New and renewing members
* ORBIDA Lecture Series
* Save these dates
* IDA Moving Forward
* 2011 Board Members
* Training teachers in Washington State
* Calling all tutors and diagnosticians
* 36th Annual ORBIDA Conference - Louisa Moats
* Letters from scholarship recipients to Phoenix

Volume 2011, No. 1 (2845K)
February 2011
Lo-Res Version includes:

* President's Letter
* Book Snapshot - "The Glamour of Grammar"
* New and renewing members
* ORBIDA Lecture Series
* Save these dates
* IDA Moving Forward
* 2011 Board Members
* Training teachers in Washington State
* Calling all tutors and diagnosticians
* 36th Annual ORBIDA Conference - Louisa Moats
* Letters from scholarship recipients to Phoenix

Volume 2010, No. 4 (27033K)
November 2010
High-Resolution Version:

Highlights include:

* President's message
* ORBIDA Directors
* Book snapshot - "Downwrite Funny"
* Adult LD support group
* Welcome new and renewing members
* ORBIDA Lecture Series
* ORBIDA Family Fun Day
* Art Contest winners
* People's Choice Award winners
* The Season Electric 2010
* ORBIDA Annual Conference - Dr. Louisa Moats
* Conference Schedule
* Conference Registration Fee Schedule
* Dyslexia Dash - Phoenix 2010
* IDA Conference - Phoenix 2010
* Scholarship Award winners
* General support opportunities
* Timberlines advertising rates

Volume 2010, No. 4 (3785K)
November 2010
Low-Resolution Version:

Highlights include:

* President's message
* ORBIDA Directors
* Book snapshot - "Downwrite Funny"
* Adult LD support group
* Welcome new and renewing members
* ORBIDA Lecture Series
* ORBIDA Family Fun Day
* Art Contest winners
* People's Choice Award winners
* The Season Electric 2010
* ORBIDA Annual Conference - Dr. Louisa Moats
* Conference Schedule
* Conference Registration Fee Schedule
* Dyslexia Dash - Phoenix 2010
* IDA Conference - Phoenix 2010
* Scholarship Award winners
* General support opportunities
* Timberlines advertising rates

Volume 2010, No. 3 (13067K)
August 2010
Hi-Resolution Version includes the following:

* President's Message
* Board of Directors
* Book Snapshot: "Smart but Scattered"
* New and Renewed Members
* Lecture Series: The Intel Reader
* Lecture Series Schedule for 2010-2011
* Art by Ethan Horner
* ORBIDA's first Family Fun Day
* Technology Updates
* Announcing an adult support group
* ORBIDA's 36th Annual Conference - Louisa Moats!
* ORBIDA's scholarship information for the IDA Phoenix conference
* Henry Winkler Came to Town
* Calling all Volunteers
* Calling all Artists, K-12
* IDA's 2010 Dyslexia Dash
* IDA's "Perspectives on Language and Literacy"
* General support opportunities
* TimberLines ad rate sheet


Volume 2010, No. 3 (2082K)
August 2010
Lo-Resolution Version

Volume 2010, No. 2 (50076K)
May 2010
High-Resolution Version

May highlights include:

* President's message
* ORBIDA directory & disclaimer
* Lecture Series (new additional lecture added!)
* ADHD update
* ABC's of special education law
* Interpreting test results
* Appeal for volunteers
* Branch Council quilt and ORBIDA square
* ORBIDA on Facebook
* A Dynamic Day with Anita Archer: our 35th annual conference
* Announcing our 36th annual conference -- A Day with Louisa Moats: Phonology and Learning to Read and Spell
* Application for scholarship to IDA's 61st annual conference in Phoenix, AZ
* Application qualifications and history
* Political update - Sen. Don Benton
* Technology Tips: Dragon Dictation, ORBIDA's Camera Project, 2010 Dyslexia Dash
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* Parents Forum - Donna Root
* National Dyslexia Awareness Month coming in October -- ORBIDA Family Fun Day!
* Keys to success at school and at work -- An Introduction to Executive Functioning Skills - Marydee Sklar
* At the Movies: Like Stars on Earth
* General Support Opportunities
* Timberlines ad rates for 2010

Volume 2010, No. 2 (2670K)
May 2010
Low-Resolution Version

May highlights include:

* President's message
* ORBIDA directory & disclaimer
* Lecture Series (new additional lecture added!)
* ADHD update
* ABC's of special education law
* Interpreting test results
* Appeal for volunteers
* Branch Council quilt and ORBIDA square
* ORBIDA on Facebook
* A Dynamic Day with Anita Archer: our 35th annual conference
* Announcing our 36th annual conference -- A Day with Louisa Moats: Phonology and Learning to Read and Spell
* Application for scholarship to IDA's 61st annual conference in Phoenix, AZ
* Application qualifications and history
* Political update - Sen. Don Benton
* Technology Tips: Dragon Dictation, ORBIDA's Camera Project, 2010 Dyslexia Dash
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* Parents Forum - Donna Root
* National Dyslexia Awareness Month coming in October -- ORBIDA Family Fun Day!
* Keys to success at school and at work -- An Introduction to Executive Functioning Skills - Marydee Sklar
* At the Movies: Like Stars on Earth
* General Support Opportunities
* Timberlines ad rates for 2010

Volume 2010, No. 1 (1443K)
February 2010
Low-Resolution Version

Volume 2010, No. 1 (9677K)
February 2010
High-Resolution Version

February highlights include:

* President's message
* ORBIDA directory
* Book snapshot: "What Your Explosive Child is Trying to Tell You"
* Lecture series
* Spotlight on: Park Academy
* Park Academy tour
* 25 Fun Ways to Encourage Reading
* Creativity and Dyslexia: A Symbiosis for Success
* Meet our new ORBIDA board members
* Coming soon: ORBIDA Facebook page and blog
* 35th Annual Conference: A Day with Dr. Anita Archer
* IDA's 60th Annual Conference
* 2009 Cherida Collins Smith Scholarships
* Advances in Intervention
* General support opportunities
* TimberLines advertising - new lower rates

Volume 2009, No. 4 (7096K)
November 2009
Low-Resolution Version

Volume 2009, No. 4 (8484K)
November 2009
High-Resolution Version - 14 pages
Highlights:
* President's Message
* ORBIDA Directory
* Book Snapshot - "Teaching Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Lessons from Teaching and Science"
* Spotlight on Oregon Schools: Interview with Patrick Maguire, Thomas A. Edison High School
* Thomas Edison Tour
* ORBIDA Lecture Series
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* 35th Annual Conference - Dr. Anita Archer
* Dyslexia Study: Probing the "lexinome" in hopes of a genetic test for reading disorders
* General Support Opportunities
* TimberLines Advertising

Volume 2009, No. 3 (12290K)
August 2009
Our first E-NEWSLETTER in GLORIOUS COLOR!

High-Resolution -- large file -- may take an extended period to download!

Articles include:

* President's Message - Judy Wright
* ORBIDA Directory
* Book Snapshot - "Learning Outside the Lines" - Marcia Hollander
* New board member profiles - Katy Libke and Mary Jo Rutten
* Adult Dual Diagnosis - Debra Brooks
* Ameriprise funding opportunity
* 2009-2010 Lecture Series
* Read Naturally
* Teachers' Corner - Donna Root
* 25 Fun Ways to Encourage Reading
* 2010 Conference/Symposium Preview - A Day with Anita Archer!
* IDA Conference - Walt Disney World Resort
* Cherida Collins Smith International Conference Scholarships - A History - Gloria Davis
* Cherida Collins Smith International Conference Scholarships - Guidelines
* General support opportunities
* TimberLines advertising

Volume 2009, No. 3 (7138K)
August 2009
Lower-Resolution Version -- smaller file, faster download

Volume 2009, No. 2 (4214K)
May 2009
This issue was our final printed newsletter; future issues will be e-newsletters only, and in glorious color! This issue includes:

* President's Message - Judy Wright
* ORBIDA Directory
* IDA membership application
* 2010 ORBIDA Conference save-the-date - Anita Archer
* TimberLines advertising
* Washington Legislative Update - SB 6016 passed!! - Cheryl Anthony
* Read Naturally
* Spring Branch Council Highlights
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* Parents' Forum - Celebrating Everyday Math Adventures - Donna Root
* "bAd" - A film review that is anything but! - Debra Brooks
* Book Snapshot - "The Reading Glitch" - Marcia Hollander

Volume 2009, No. 1 (2666K)
March 2009
This issue includes:

* President's Message - Judy Wright
* ORBIDA Directory
* General support opportunities
* Book Snapshot - "The Secret Life of the Dyslexic Child" - Marcia Hollander
* Legislative Update - SW Washington
* 2008-2009 Lecture Series
* Lecture Series Highlights - November - Chris Ryder, January - Ken Kosko
* 25 Fun Ways to Encourage Reading
* TimberLines advertising
* About IDA: Mission, Purpose, Disclaimer
* IDA membership application

Volume 2008, No. 4 (2663K)
November 2008
This issue includes:

* President's Message - Judy Wright
* ORBIDA Directory
* 2009 ORBIDA Conference schedule
* IDA membership application
* 2008-2009 Lecture Series schedule
* Read Naturally
* About IDA: Mission, Purpose, Disclaimer
* Teachers' Corner - Spell Chequer
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* Seattle Conference scholarship recipients
* IDA presidential visit - Emerson Dickman
* Book Snapshot - "The Organized Student: Teaching Children the Skills for Success in School and Beyond" - Marcia Hollander

Volume 2008, No. 3 (3751K)
August 2008
This issue contains:

* President's letter
* Help wanted
* ORBIDA annual conferences
* IDA membership application
* Lecture series
* Teachers' Corner
* Book review - "It's So Much Work to be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success" - Marcia Hollander
* "Why is my Child Struggling with Reading?" - Cheryl Anthony
* Albertson's Community Partners
* IDA Seattle conference scholarships
* Ameriprise Community Connections
* 25 Fun Ways to Encourage Reading

Volume 2008, No. 2 (4527K)
May 2008
This issue contains:

* President's letter
* Branch Council Achievement Award
* Help wanted
* ORBIDA annual conferences
* IDA membership application
* "IDA Membership - What Does it Do for Us?" - Meg Porch
* Lecture series
* 25 Top Tips for Handling Homework
* "Adult Dyslexics in the Workplace" - Debra Brooks
* Book review - "What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love and Marriage - Educating by Enticing" - Marcia Hollander
* New board members
* Teachers' corner
* IDA Seattle conference scholarships
* Parents' forum
* ORBIDA 2008 conference highlights

Volume 2008, No. 1 (2338K)
March 2008
This 12-page issue of TimberLines includes:

* President's message
* New TimberLines editor
* Upcoming ORBIDA conferences
* Help Wanted - volunteer Intake Coordinator
* Potential training opportunities
* Lecture Series
* IDA membership application
* "Tale of Two Learners" by Carilyn Alarid
* Donor Honor Roll
* www.orbida.org statistics
* 25 Fun Ways to Encourage Reading - Schwab Learning
* 59th Annual IDA Conference - Seattle, WA
* IDA conference scholarship information and application

Volume 2007, No. 4 (1765K)
December 2007
TimberLines is 12 pages, and highlights include the following:

* President's message
* 2007-2008 lecture series
* IDA membership application form
* 2008 ORBIDA annual conference in Corvallis
* Punctuation marks
* 2008 ORBIDA conference scholarship application form
* Dallas IDA conference
* ORBIDA annual meeting and changes in Board of Directors
* New and renewing membership acknowledgments
* Clearing the Haze -- feedback from parents

Volume 2007, No. 3 (1604K)
September 2007
TimberLines is total of 12 pages, including these items:

* President's message
* Save-the-date for Dallas conference
* Portland Reading Foundation garden tour
* ORBIDA's annual conferences
* Portland Reading Foundation WORKS program
* Application guidelines for IDA conference scholarship
* Our Children's Store update
* Dallas conference scholarship application form
* ORBIDA Lecture Series 2007-2008
* ORBIDA conference update for 2008
* IDA membership application form
* ORBIDA conference scholarship application form
* Board member profiles for Debra Brooks, Jennifer Jocz, and Gary Wright
* IDA values
* IDA core value
* IDA purpose statement
* ORBIDA mission statement

Volume 2007, No. 2 (2440K)
June 2007
TimberLines is a total of 12 pages, including these items:

* President's message
* Appeal for volunteers
* ORBIDA summer reading workshop information and registration form
* Save-the-date for the Dallas conference
* 2007 conference feedback
* IDA conference scholarships history
* IDA conference scholarship application form and guidelines
* In Their Own Words: "Coming Clean" by Debra Brooks
* IDA membership application form
* Profiles of board members: Cheryl Anthony, Steve Isaacson, and Donna Root
* ORBIDA members, note of appreciation, membership statistics
* IDA volunteer recognition letter from the President and the Executive Director

Volume 2007, No. 1 (2281K)
March 2007
TimberLines is a total of 12 pages.
Highlights include:

* President's message
* Indianapolis scholarship recipients
* Volunteer leaders needed
* Summer Reading Workshop - info and application
* IDA membership application
* ABC's of Reading To and With Your Child
* Making Sense of the Alphabet Soup - a Glossary
* Recognizing Chris Killmer
* Indy conference scrapbook
* IDA headquarters relocates to new building

Volume 2006, No. 4 (1216K)
December 2006
Newsletter is 8 total pages, including:

* President's message
* 2007 Conference
* Top 10 Parent Tips for Helping Your Freshman Be Successful at College
* Ask-It Basket
* Benefits of Membership in IDA
* What does IDA do for us?
* 2007 Summer Reading Workshop
* Oregon Branch Scholarship Application
* Reversals Groups spring calendar
* New leaders elected to ORBIDA board
* Membership application

and more!

Volume 2006, No. 3 (3237K)
September 2006
Newsletter is 20 total pages, containing:

President's Message
Membership Acknowledgments
Reversals fall schedule
In Their Own Words - "Hit The Wall" by Caitlin McConnel
Cherida Collins Smith Scholarship Application
"High Frequency Words, Dolch Words, and Sight Words - Differences Explained" by C. Wilson Anderson
Summer Reading Workshop
2007 Annual ORBIDA Conference
Announcing "School Chat"
"College Test Boards Demanding More Documentation before Granting Accommodations" by Mary Gilroy
57th Annual IDA Conference - Indianapolis
IDA Membership Application Form
"Go With Your Abilities, Not Your Disabilities" by Scott and Marti Anderson
The "Ask it Basket", featuring Susan Hall
5eatured 5ive Websites
Happenings in the 'hood
Newsletter Publication and Advertising Schedule
E-Mail Communications Authorization
Announcing: "The Reading Glitch"
Celebrate National Dyslexia Awareness Month with ORBIDA at our Resource Fair
Portland Reading Foundation Fall Garden Tour
"Rev up Your Reading" by Cathy Wyrick
"Introduction to Personal Coaching" by Laurie Van-Si

and much more!

Volume 2006, No. 2 (2344K)
June 2006
Newsletter is 20 total pages, containing:

President's Message
Membership Acknowledgments
In Their Own Words - "Talk to Me Radio Man" by Debra Brooks
International Conference Scholarships by Gloria Zeal Davis
Cherida Collins Smith Scholarship Application
Summer Reading Workshop and Application
31st Annual ORBIDA Conference
57th Annual IDA Conference - Indianapolis
IDA Branch Council e-Bay Project
What Constitutes an "Informed" Teacher in Structured Language Education by Georgette Dickman
IDA Membership Application
The "Ask it Basket"
Definition of Dyslexia
First Person Singular - Reflections of a Fearless Leader by David Norse
ORBIDA By the Numbers
Happenings in the 'hood
Newsletter Publication and Advertising Schedule
E-Mail Communications Authorization
Reversals Year-End Celebration by Aubrey Fong
Ideas for Summer Fun!
5eatured 5ive Websites

and much more!

Volume 2006, No. 1 (1593K)
March 2006
Newsletter is 8 total pages, containing:

President's Message
ORBIDA-OHSU Collaboration
Reversals Group Celebration
Donor Acknowledgments
In Their Own Words - "I Am What I Am" by Pegge Gee
56th Annual IDA Conference - Denver
Cherida Collins Smith Scholarship Application
57th Annual IDA Conference - Indianapolis

and more!


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