One in five individuals has a learning disability - 80 percent of which are language-based.
Tools to Help Parents & Caregivers of Individuals with Dyslexia
"Schools adopt a reading program, a one-size-fits-all solution. If the reading program doesn't work for a child, why then that child gets the reading program in a smaller group. And if the kid is really lucky, he'll get the reading program one-on-one..."
--Dr. Nancy Mather, presentation on "What History Tells Us About Dyslexia," 62nd IDA Conference 2011
Still looking for answers? We're adding to our toolkits all the time. If you can't find the information you're looking for below, please don't hesitate to Contact Us Directly.
A Parent's Guide to Effective Instruction
A Parent's Guide to RTI
At-risk Students and the Study of a Foreign Language
Evaluating Educational Professionals
Is My Child Dyslexic?
Managing Your Child's Education
Orton-Gillingham-based and Multisensory Level Approaches to Education
Knowledge & Practice Standards
Recommended Reading for Parents
Tips for Succeeding in College
The Unappreciated Benefits of Dyslexia
Helping Your Dyslexic Child With Math
The Impact of Dyslexia on Mathematics
The Difference Between a Learning Disorder and Learning Disability
Section 504 and IDEA: Basic Similarities and Differences
Developing Social Skill and Relationships
Social and Emotional Problems Related to Dyslexia
Helping your Struggling Youngster with Schoolwork at Home
See also our Resources section
Games for LD learners
Organization and LD Learners -- by Stephanie Tracy
The National Center for Learning Disabilities offers an Anti-Bullying Toolkit. Filled with resources to help families of children with special needs deal with bullying, the Toolkit offers parents guidelines and tips on how they can help end bullying and increase opportunities for children with special needs to succeed.
Learn the laws that dictate how schools must accommodate LD learners.