Dyslexia Resources

Would you like to learn more about dyslexia and related learning disabilities? The Gow School Reconstructive Language Department compiled this list of informative websites to help educate others.

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The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators sets and maintains professional and ethical standards for the practice of the Orton-Gillingham Approach.

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

The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) lead better lives.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD.

Dyslexia Help is housed in the Services for Students with Disabilities office at the University of Michigan. Their website contains current research findings and best practices for dyslexics, as well as parents, employers, and professionals who have the privilege to work with them.

Eye to Eye is the only national mentoring movement that pairs kids who have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (LD / ADHD) with college and high school mentors who have been similarly labeled.

Friends of Quinn is an online community that offers resources and support for young adults with learning differences. Founder Quinn Bradlee ‘02 is a Gow School alumnus.

GreatSchools collects information on school performance. The site also contains a variety of resources on learning disabilities and ADHD.

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) remains a leading provider of audiobooks, as well as a resource to not only students in need, but also their parents, families, and educators.

LD Online is the world's leading website for accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) advocates for individuals with learning disabilities. It has over 100 state and local affiliates and members from countries around the world.

Learning First Alliance is a partnership of 14 leading education associations dedicated to improving student learning in America's 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 seeks to educate, guide, and inspire families of children with learning disabilities or ADHD—and to change the perception of learning disabilities as a stigmatizing condition.

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.

What is Dyslexia? is a brief overview of the language-based learning difference developed by Gow's Reconstructive Language Department. It includes a definition, a list of characteristics, and implications for intelligence.

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

The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity serves as a nexus for research on dyslexia, and is as well a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.

Last updated 1/2017.