Learning Disability Resources

Visit these sites to learn more about dyslexia and related learning disabilities.

Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practioners and Educators – Maintains professional standards for the Orton-Gillingham Approach.

ADDitude – Delivers strategies, support, and resources for those with ADHD, LD, and/or ADD.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) – Information and resources to help adults with ADHD lead better lives.

Best Colleges – Guide to College Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities 

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Provides education and support for those with ADHD

Dyslexia Help – Housed in the Services for Students with Disabilities office at the University of Michigan.
Current research findings and best practices for dyslexics, parents, employers, and professionals who have the privilege to work with them.

Eye to Eye – National mentoring movement pairing kids who have LD/ADHD with college and high school mentors similarly labeled.

Guide to College Planning for Students with Learning Disabilities – An excellent source of information breaking down the transition process, accommodations, scholarships, and more that learning-impaired students should be prepared with.

International Dyslexia Association (IDA) – An international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.

International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) – Accredits quality training courses for the professional preparation of multisensory structured language education specialists.

Learning Ally (formerly RFB&D) – A leading provider of audiobooks, and a resource to students in need, parents, families, and educators.

LD Online – The world’s leading website for accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) – Advocates for individuals with learning disabilities.

Learning First Alliance – A partnership of 14 leading education associations dedicated to improving student learning in public schools.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities – Improves the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering
parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities – Educates, guides, and inspires families of children with LD’s or ADHD changing the perception of
learning disabilities as a stigmatizing condition.

Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) – Promotes the scientific study of reading and disseminates information about reading and related areas such as language and literacy.

Understood.org – 15 non-profit organizations joined forces to support parents of children with learning and attention issues.

Wrightslaw – Offers accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity – A leading source of advocacy and information to better lives of people with dyslexia.