From Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley at the Dyslexia Training Institute, here’s a great overview of dyslexia
From Susan Barton at Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, here is a video describing the classic warning signs of dyslexia
The documentary, Embracing Dyslexia, is a moving exploration of dyslexia from an insiders perspective and features interviews with researchers, adult dyslexics and parents.
Learning Disabilities Online LD OnLine is the world’s leading website on learning disabilities and ADHD, serving more than 200,000 parents, teachers, and other professionals each month.
National Center for Learning Disabilities The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is committed to ensuring that all students with learning disabilities graduate from high school with a standard diploma—prepared for college and the workplace.
National Reading Panel In 1997, Congress asked the Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)* at the National Institutes of Health, in consultation with the Secretary of Education, to convene a national panel to assess the effectiveness of different approaches used to teach children to read.
The Georgia Learning Resources System The Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS) is a network of 17 centers throughout Georgia that provide training and resources to educators and parents of students with disabilities. GLRS Provides Ongoing, Effective, Professional Learning!
Wrightslaw Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development The NICHD was established by President John F. Kennedy, with the support of congress, in 1962 to study the “complex process of human development from conception to old age.”
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities Information on IDEA, early intervention service and special education.
Misunderstood Minds (PBS) Millions of American children struggle in school daily because of serious learning problems. The causes are often unknown, specific problems can be difficult to pinpoint, and the long-term effects hard to predict.
Georgia Reading Association The Georgia Reading Association is a membership organization whose mission is promoting literacy.
Georgia Department of Education (Information on Dyslexia) The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) oversees public education throughout the state. It ensures that laws and regulations pertaining to education are followed and that state and federal money appropriated for education is properly allocated to local school systems..
Parent to Parent of Georgia Parent to Parent of Georgia offers a variety of services to Georgia families of children with disabilities
Bright Solutions for Dyslexia A resource of free online videos that help explain what dyslexia is and suggest classroom accomodations for kids with dyslexia
Headstrong Nation– Founded by Ben Foss in 2003, Headstrong Nation aims to end the isolation of the world’s largest (it’s true!) disability group by providing information about dyslexia, self-advocacy and new technologies.
Yale Center for Dyslexia & 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.
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