National Dyslexia Resouces
www.interdys.org/whatwedo.htm/ The International Dyslexia Association(IDA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability, dyslexia as well as related language-based learning differences. We are the oldest such organization in the U.S. serving individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field. Your state branch: http://www.interdys.org/SearchByState.aspx/
http://www.dyslexiafoundation.org The Dyslexia Foundation (TDF), a non-profit organization, was established in 1989 to identify and assist children with dyslexia – to establish higher levels of learning through specialized programs promoting better reading.
Mission Statement: To promote scientific breakthroughs in the early detection, prevention and remediation of dyslexia and related reading difficulties. To disseminate new findings and deploy new evidence based approaches. To prevent the suffering caused by reading failure and unlock the full potential of children and adults with dyslexia so that they may personally succeed and contribute to society.
http://www.rfbd.org/ Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), a national nonprofit, volunteer organization, has been the leading accessible audiobook library for students with disabilities such as visual impairment or dyslexia that make reading standard print difficult or impossible for the last 60 years. With titles available in every subject area and grade level, RFB&D’s digitally recorded audio textbooks on CD and downloadable audio textbooks help students challenged by the printed page.
Davis Dyslexia Association International
(Ron Davis author of the gift of dyslexia)
http://www.dyslexia.com/ Join us as we explore the positive talents that give rise to dyslexia, and share our knowledge about the best ways for dyslexic people to learn. Here’s what we offer: Articles and reports, Information and training, Listings of Davis Dyslexia Correction providers throughout the world, A forum for networking and sharing information.
http://www.dyslexia-parent.com/ Dyslexia parent resource is an online resources website designed to help parents, teachers of dyslexic children & Teens.
http://www.dyslexia-college.com/ Dylexia at college is a great resource website to help college students with dyslexia get through college.
http://www.ldanatl.org Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities. Your State chapters: http://www.ldanatl.org
http://www.ncld.org The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation’s 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life. NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster effective learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.
http://www.nichcy.org NICHCY is very pleased to offer you a wealth of information on disabilities! NICHCY stands for the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities. We serve the nation as a central source of information on: disabilities in infants, toddlers, children, and youth, IDEA, which is the law authorizing special education, No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices.
www.Bookshare.org Bookshare is an online community that enables people with visual and other print disabilities to legally share scanned books. It is designed exclusively for the use of the blind and other individuals with print related disabilities. Bookshare.org has been in operation since February, 2002, and was created by Benetech (formerly Arkenstone).
http://www.cldinternational.org/ The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) is an international organization concerned about issues related to students with learning disabilities. Working to build a better future for students with LD has been the primary goal of CLD for more than 30 years. Involvement in CLD helps members stay abreast of current issues that are shaping the field, affecting the lives of students, and influencing professional careers. CLD members are committed to standards of excellence and innovation in educational research, practice, and policy.
http://www.allkindsofminds.org All Kinds of Minds is a not-for-profit organization that translates the latest research from neuroscience and other disciplines on how children learn — and vary in their learning — into a powerful framework that educators can use in the classroom.
The institute’s mission is to help students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise. All Kinds of Minds is a 501(c) 3-compliant, non-profit, charitable institute.
http://www.schwabfoundation.org SchwabLearning.org enables parents to become informed consumers of information about learning and attention problems and effective advocates for their children by providing trustworthy information and guidance in an online environment of compassion and community.
http://www.facesoflearning.net/ Faces of Learning is a national grassroots engagement initiative that aims to help everyone young and old, educator and non-educator, Democrat and Republican — see more clearly what powerful learning actually looks like (and requires).
We are a decentralized, collaborative, story-driven, nonpartisan, solution-oriented network of individuals and organizations.
We envision a world where all people understand their strengths and weaknesses as learners, and where everyone expects and demands high quality learning environments throughout their lives.
http://www.teachingld.org/ TeachingLD is a service of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DLD is the largest international professional organization focused on Learning Disabilities. The purpose of TeachingLD is to provide trustworthy and up-to-date resources about teaching students with Learning Disabilities.
http://www.ldonline.org/ LD OnLine.org is the world’s leading web site on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD. The site features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children’s writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, very active forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals, schools, and products.