General Learning Disorders
Center for Learning Disabilities - IDEA Parent Guide
The NCLD has created a parent guide to the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and
disabilities. Explore stories from the show and find
and resources for parents.
||Learning Disabilities Association of America
has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their
parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and
local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning
disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of
||Schwab Learning - A Parent's Guide to
Helping Kids with Learning Difficulties
Learning serves children in kindergarten through high school who
struggle with academics because of learning or attention problems. They
also support their parents by providing practical, reliable,
research-based information to guide them in helping their children.
||Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational
mission of PACER Center is to expand opportunities and enhance the
quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and
their families, based on the concept of parents helping
Provides multiple resources on their site.
||National Center for Learning Disabilities
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that
the nation's 15 million children, adolescents and adults with learning
disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work and
life. 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.
||Learning Disabilities Association of
Learning Disabilities Association of California is
volunteer organization of parents, professionals, and adults with
learning disabilities. Its purpose is to promote and support the
education and general welfare of children and adults of potentially
normal intelligence who manifest learning, perceptual, and/or
OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by
providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning
disabilities and ADHD. The site features hundreds of helpful articles,
monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays,
children's writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, very active
forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals,
schools, and products.
Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
Learning Disability Resources
the Student with ADHD in the Classroom
In PDF format, this document contains helpful information for both the
families and the educators of students with ADHD.
||College Internship Program
Provides Bay Area and nationwide comprehensive training modules in Asperger's and learning differences. Provides comprehensive, individualized, academic, internship and independent living experiences for young adults with Asperger's Syndrome and non-verbal learning differences.
||Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
maintained by Susan Barton, who provides training and lectures as a way
to educate parents and teachers about the causes, the symptoms, and the
appropriate remediation techniques for students with dyslexia and/or
||International Dyslexia Association
is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with
dyslexia, their families and the communities that support
Site has areas for educators, adults, college students, parents, and
teens, as well as articles, a shop, news updates, and more.
||The Educational Issues of Students with
broken down by the Juvenile Bipolar Research Foundation, including
eligibility for special services, 504 vs. IEP accommodations, school
compliance, and interventions.
|| Dyslexia, the Gift
dedicated to exploring the positive talents that give rise to dyslexia,
and sharing knowledge about the best ways for dyslexic people to
learn. Lists articles, resources, forums, and information on
Davis Dyslexia Correction method.
General Educational Resources
in Oakland, CA, HRS is an independent, coeducational, college
preparatory day school with classes from kindergarten through twelfth
grade. The School offers students a challenging program in the liberal
arts and sciences in a supportive environment.
||Parents Helping Parents
is a 30-year-old nonprofit, family resource center that benefits
children with special needs. This includes children of all ages (birth
through life) and all backgrounds that have a need for special services
due to any special need.
||American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Official website of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and
speech, language, and hearing scientists.
||All Kinds of Minds
Kinds of Minds is a non-profit Institute that helps students who
struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and
life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and
||Northwest Regional Educational Library
learning by building capacity in schools, families, and communities
through applied research and development. NWREL provides
and development assistance to education, government, community
agencies, business, and labor. NWREL's primary service area is the
Northwest states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
||Center for Development &
support for students, families, educators, and clinicians in order to
increase success for all school children. Specializes in the
development and dissemination of leading edge research, knowledge, and
best practices from multiple disciplines that impact teaching and
||Disability Rights Advocate
is a non-profit law firm dedicated to protecting and advancing the
civil rights of people with disabilities. DRA advocates for disability
rights through high-impact litigation, as well as research and
education. They do not charge their clients for their services.
Learning combines the latest advances in brain research and proprietary
technology to create products and services that develop learning and
||Read Write Think
between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National
Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Verizon Foundation. NCTE
and IRA are working together to provide educators and students with
access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and
language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
with Disabilities Education Improvement Act Update 2004
Details the 2004 updates and changes to the IDEA act signed into law.