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Online Learning Disabilities Resources for Parents and Educators...

Parent Resources...

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

http://www.dyslexiafoundation.org
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/
This is a parent resource. This site provides information and advice for parents whose children are, or may be, dyslexic.

http://www.ldonline.org/index.php
LD Online: This site discusses the different types of LD.


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.


Law...

www.wrightslaw.com
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.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.ldanatl.org/
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.