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Online Learning Disabilities Resources

 

Parent Resources...

http://www.ldonline.com/
LD Online
LDOnline is a comprehensive website on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals.

http://www.Additude.mag.com
Additude Strategies and Support for ADHD and LD
ADDitude is dedicated to helping families with ADHD and learning disabilities live successful and happy lives — at home, at school, at work, and in their communities.

http://www.chadd.org
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD. These materials include Attention magazine, News From CHADD, a free electronically mailed current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific interest to educators, professionals and parents.

http://www.dyslexiafoundation.org
The Dyslexia Foundation
The official website of The Dyslexia Foundation (TDF). 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.

http://www.dyslexia-parent.com/
The Dyslexia Parent
This is a parent resource. This site provides information and advice for parents whose children are, or may be, dyslexic.

http://www.region10.org/r10website/assets/File/DHBwithtabs10214.pdf
The Dyslexia Handbook in English

http://www.region10.org/r10website/assets/File/TEA_Dyslexia_Handbook_SpanishwithTabs120814.pdf
The Dyslexia Handbook in Spanish

 


Educator Resources...

www.rti4success.org/
National Center on Response to Intervention
This site was funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs and was developed in conjunction with research done at Vanderbilt University and the University of Kansas. This site provided training and activities to help educators administer RTI and how the process works. Find out everything you need to know about RTI here.]

http://www.Additude.mag.com
Additude:­ Strategies and Support for ADHD and LD
ADDitude is dedicated to helping families living with ADHD or learning disabilities live successful and happy lives — at home, at school, at work, and in their communities.


http://www.chadd.org
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD. These materials include Attention magazine, News From CHADD, a free electronically mailed current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific interest to educators, professionals and parents.

http://www.region10.org/r10website/assets/File/DHBwithtabs10214.pdf
The Dyslexia Handbook in English


http://www.region10.org/r10website/assets/File/TEA_Dyslexia_Handbook_SpanishwithTabs120814.pdf
The Dyslexia Handbook in Spanish


Law...

www.wrightslaw.com
Wrights Law
Wrights law is a resource developed by Pete and Pam Wright, professors of law at the William and Mary Law School. They developed this site to help parents and educators understand the rights of children with disabilities. Information on special education law, education law and advocacy for children with disabilities can be found here.


National Organizations for Educators and Parents...


http://www.chadd.org
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national non-profit, tax-exempt (Section 501 (c) (3) ) organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD. In addition to our informative Web site, CHADD also publishes a variety of printed materials to keep members and professionals current on research advances, medications and treatments affecting individuals with ADHD. These materials include Attention magazine, News From CHADD, a free electronically mailed current events newsletter, as well as other publications of specific interest to educators, professionals and parents.

http://www.understood.org/en
Understood for Learning and Attention Issues
The goal of Understood is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. We want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.

http://www.cedl.gov/ncbddd/adhd/diagnosis.html
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

http://www.interdys.org/
The International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.

http://www.dyslexia.yale.edu
Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity serves as a nexus for research on dyslexia, and is as well a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.

http://www.ldanatl.org/
The Learning Disabilities Association of America
The Learning Disabilities Association of America, (LDA) is a nonprofit grassroots organization whose members are individuals with learning disabilities, their families, and professionals who work with them to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities. LDA provides educational and legislative information to parents, teachers, and other professionals.

www.cec.sped.org/
The International Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
CEC is an international organization working to improve the achievement of children and youth with disabilities. This organization is an advocate in legislation and provides basic standards professionals in related fields should uphold. Professional development and support for classroom teachers can be found at this site.

www.ncld.org/
National Center for Learning Disabilities
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.