Since IASD began in the early 1980s, it has provided a home for dreams: for researchers exploring the nature of sleep and dreaming, for psychotherapists working to learn more about the dream for work with clients, and for a wide variety of people from many countries and walks of life who are dreamers. All of these people see the dream as a valuable path toward self understanding and toward exploring a complex universe.
The programs which IASD provides are the heart of the organization.
Donations form the basis for developing new programs in IASD. In recent years we have begun a conference scholarship program, allowing students and others to attend IASD conferences. We have provided Complimentary Membership to a number of people who would otherwise not be able to participate. Programs such as the National Nightmare Hotline and a recently announced essay contest have been funded by pledges and donations.
Can organizations dream? We believe so. There are many more things the International Association for the Study of Dreams hopes to be able to do. Here are some of the dreams of IASD toward which your contribution will be applied.
- Regional and national conferences
- Educational outreach
- Quality publications
- Internet presence
- Linking dreamers worldwide