Helpful Links for Learning Disabilities

 

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

Lots of great information and links.

http://www.nichcy.org/

 

LD Online

Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children.

www.ldonline.org

 

Wright's Law

Got a question about your rights? Here is a great place to start.

http://www.wrightslaw.com/

 

 

Schwab Foundation for Learning

Parent's guide to helping kids with learning differences and disabilities, includes articles, message boards, event calendar, and free publications.

www.schwablearning.org

 

Learning Abled Kids

Online resource for parents homeschooling children with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, ADD, or ADHD.

www.learningabledkids.com

 

Word Finding Difficulties

Provides information about Word Finding, a serious language deficit for many children, adolescents, and adults.

www.wordfinding.com

 

Disabled Travelers Page

Good advise for when working with students with disabilities

 http://www.disabledtravelers.com/working-with-students.htm

 

Misunderstood Minds  [read review]

Companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and disabilities. Includes information and resources for parents.

www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds

 

Children's Special Services

Provides services for children who learn differently; focusing on the fundamentals of development, building foundations for motor/cognitive learning, and socialization skills.

www.childrens-services.com

 

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Dyslexia Archive - Specific Learning Difficulties

Includes news and frequently asked questions.

http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

 

Dyslexia, Positive Aspects of the Learning Disability .

Promoting an understanding of dyslexia and potential for genius. For parents, teachers, and dyslexics.

www.dyslexia.com

 

Dyslexia-Information.com

Offers basic information, educational support, and homework links.

www.dyslexia-information.com

 

Dyslexia Training Programs

Offered through the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Includes extensive links.

www.sofdesign.com/dyslexia

 

Learning Disabilities OnLine: Dysgraphia

Includes various articles on this writing disability.

www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/writing/writing.html

  

Dysgraphia: What it Is and What it Isn't

Describes some underlying causes of dysgraphia including sequencing problems, ADHD, and auditory and visual processing weaknesses.

www.ldinfo.com/dysgraphia.htm

 

Dysgraphia: Handwriting Help for Children

Example stories, causes, and help.

www.audiblox2000.com/dysgraphia.htm

 

Dyscalculia.org

Information about dyscalculia, its symptoms, dyscalculia resources, hints for effective teaching and the Dyscalculia International Consortium.

www.dyscalculia.org

 

Dyscalculia

Free! A chaper from the book "What is dyscalculia" www.dyscalculiainfo.org

  

ADDitude

Healthy lifestyle magazine for people with ADD/ADHD.

www.additudemag.com

 

ADD/ADHD Learning Center

Web site with lots of valuable info and updates about ADD/ADHD (Thanks to Ms. Galvin's class!)

http://www.healthline.com/health/add-adhd-attention-deficit

 

 

One ADD Place

Virtual neighborhood consolidating information and resources relating to attention deficit disorder (ADD), AD/HD and learning sisorders (LD).

www.oneaddplace.com

 

ADD ADHD Information Library

Information on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder organized into 10 easy lessons.

www.newideas.net

 

ADHDNews.com

Offers periodic newsletters with information on the research and treatment of ADHD, online support, announcements, and resources.

www.adhdnews.com

 

 

About ADD

Articles and information about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

www.add.about.com

 

ADDvance

Online presence for the National Center for Gender Issues and ADHD (NCGI) and magazine for women and girls with attention deficit disorders.

www.addvance.com

 

Living With ADD

Contains book recommendations, tips, stories, and links.

www.livingwithadd.com

 

ADHD E-Book

Features a full text ebook written by a pediatric neurologist on the range of ADHD symptoms and treatment options.

www.pediatricneurology.com/adhd.htm

 

Internet Mental Health: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADHD resource includes descriptions, diagnosis, treatment and research information, booklets, and magazine articles.

www.mentalhealth.com/dis/p20-ch01.html

 

Attention Deficit Disorder Articles

Original articles on attention deficit disorder from a practical approach.

www.ncpamd.com/adhd.htm

 

MedlinePlus: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity

Find the latest news stories, overviews, research and more on Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity from MedlinePlus, the National Library of Medicine's consumer health site.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/attentiondeficitdisorderwithhyperactivity.html

 

Born to Explore! The Other Side of ADD

Positive and alternative information about attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), including creativity, giftedness, temperament diversity, allergies, and more.

www.borntoexplore.org