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Become a Member

The best way to stay connected to our branch and this incredible community is to become a member.

By becoming a member of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), you’ll be surrounded by researchers, teachers, parents, and professionals dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia.

As a member of IDA, you will be equipped with the latest information to best position you to advocate for your child or yourself, teach students with reading difficulties, and support the people in your life with dyslexia. Your membership will give you exclusive access to our quarterly publications, as well as a discounted, members-only rate for all TN IDA events. It’s an exciting time to join our extraordinary community!

*Joining the National IDA organization automatically adds you to the local Branch organization based on your mailing address.

Membership Levels:

    • Professional – Memberships for $100/Year
      Designed for those who provide services to individuals with learning differences

    • Parent – Memberships for $50/Year
      Designed for parents and guardians

    • Teacher – Memberships for $50/Year*
      Designed for teachers of children, youth, and adults
      *To apply for a free one year membership for pre-service and classroom teachers and see additional benefits, click here.

    • Student – Memberships for $30/Year
      Students currently attending college or university to work in a relevant field.
      For additional benefits and how to join, click here.

    • Advocate/Individual – Memberships for $85/Year
      Designed for general supporters and individuals with dyslexia

    • Public School/Nonprofit – Group Memberships for $395/Year
      Designed for public schools, public school districts and non-profits

    • LD Schools – Group Memberships starting at $399/Yr
      Designed for independent schools serving students with learning disabilities

    • Corporate – Group Memberships for $495/Yr
      Designed for Businesses


General Membership Benefits:

  • Branch Affiliation
  • Access to IDA’s Exclusive Facebook Group
  • Discounts on the IDA Annual Conference AND on local branch conferences
  • Access to publications:
    • Perspectives on Language and Literacy, IDA’s quarterly publication
    • Annals of Dyslexia, IDA’s tri-annual interdisciplinary, per-reviewed journal
    • The Examiner, IDA’s monthly e-letter
    • Dyslexia Connection, e-letter written exclusively for parents that deal with dyslexia and other related disabilities
    • Reading and Writing, an interdisciplinary journal
  • 10% discount in the IDA bookstore AND the IDA merch store
  • Professional Provider Directory
  • Discounted monthly subscription to IDA Streaming TV, a platform for on-demand viewing of IDA’s video content including webinars and past conference sessions


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