Links to Websites Focusing on Learning Differences
The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators sets and maintains professional and ethical standards for the practice of the Orton-Gillingham Approach.
The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) lead better lives.
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with AD/HD and their families.
The Connecticut Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (CACLD) is a regional organization committed to helping children and adults with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.
Dyslexia Help is part of the University Center for the Development of Language & Literacy (UCLL) at the University of Michigan. Their website hosts a dyslexia curriculum and resource center.
Friends of Quinn provides an online community for those living with learning differences. Founder Quinn Bradlee ‘02 is a Gow School alumnus.
GreatSchools lists information on schools and school performance. The site also contains a variety of resources and articles on Special Education.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.
The 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) is the nation's largest accessible educational audiobook library for 300,000+ visually impaired and learning-disabled students.
LD 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 Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals.
Learning Disabilities Worldwide is an international professional organization dedicated to improving the educational, professional and personal outcomes for individuals with learning disabilities (LD) and other related disorders.
Learning First Alliance is a partnership of 16 education associations dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools.
Literacy Information and Communication System (LINCS) collects information on a wide variety of literacy-relevant topics, issues and resources.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities 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.
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the parents of children with learning disabilities (LD) and attention-deficit disorder (ADHD).
The 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.
Wrightslaw offers accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity seeks to disseminate information, advice and scientific research to help transform the lives of children and adults with dyslexia.
These resources are intended to help educate the reader about dyslexia and learning disabilities. Inclusion in this list, however, does not imply endorsement of all content by The Gow School.
Last updated 10/2012.