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Resources

Learn more about dyslexia and related learning disabilities through a variety of resources – suggested reading and other recommended web sites, local resources, and IDA fact sheets (See Just the Facts).

Websites

Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities:

LD Online - www.ldonline.org
Learning Disabilities Association of America -www.ldaamerica.org
Misunderstood Minds -www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds
National Center for Learning Disabilities - www.ncld.org
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities - www.nichcy.org
Richard Lavoie - www.ricklavoie.com
Schwab Learning - www.SchwabLearning.org
Teaching LD - www.teachingld.org
Center for the Study of Learning -www.csl.georgetown.edu/about

ADD/ADHD:

Attention Deficit Disorder Association - www.add.org
Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) - www.chadd.org
National Resource Center on AD/HD - www.help4adhd.org

Advocacy:

Americans with Disabilities Act Technical Assistance -www.adata.org
Council of Parents, Attorneys & Advocacy - www.copaa.org 
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER) -www.pacer.org
Wrights Law - www.wrightslaw.com

Helpful Reading (book covers and links coming)

 

Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shatwitz, M.D.

It’s So Much Work to Be Your Friend by Richard Lavoie

The Motivation Breakthrough  by Richard Lavoie

Raising Resilient Children by Robert Brooks and Sam Goldstein

Entertaining an Elephant by William McBride

Straight Talk about Reading by Susan Hall & Louisa Moats, Ed.D.

Basic Facts About Dyslexia & Other Reading Problem by Louisa Moats, Ed.D. & Karen E. Dakin

Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents and Those Who Help The, 2nd Edition by Gavin Reid

Dyslexia in the Workplace: An Introductory Guide, 2nd Edition by Diana Bartlett & Sylvia Moody

 

Facts

Just the Facts are a series of fact sheets published by IDA. These are full of helpful information for anyone interested in dyslexia. Print them and share them freely.

Dyslexia Basics
Dyslexia and Related Disorders
Dyslexia: Is it All in Your Mind?
Understanding Your Dyslexia
Dysgraphia
Testing 
Individualized Education Programs (IEP)
Parents Rights
Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) – Approaches
Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) -Teaching
Academic Therapists 
Spelling
Classroom Accommodations for Students   with Dyslexia 
Home Schooling
Suggestions for Faculty
Suggestions for College Students 
Adults and the Work Place

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