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).


Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities:

LD Online –
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Misunderstood Minds
National Center for Learning Disabilities –
National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities –
Richard Lavoie -
Schwab Learning –
Teaching LD –
Center for the Study of Learning


Attention Deficit Disorder Association –
Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD) –
National Resource Center on AD/HD –


Americans with Disabilities Act Technical Assistance
Council of Parents, Attorneys & Advocacy – 
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)
Wrights Law –

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



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
Individualized Education Programs (IEP)
Parents Rights
Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) – Approaches
Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) -Teaching
Academic Therapists 
Classroom Accommodations for Students   with Dyslexia 
Home Schooling
Suggestions for Faculty
Suggestions for College Students 
Adults and the Work Place



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