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LD Resources

LD Resources

We provide a wealth of information for parents and professionals. If you’re looking for information about learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, or Executive Function disorder, use this online resource as a guide, and refer to our center for hands-on education and development opportunities.

Recent Blog Posts
  • Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.
  • About 80 percent of students on an Individual Education Plan (IEP) under the category of Specific Learning Disability have a reading disability.
  • Throughout the month of October, learning disabilities and ADHD were center stage as social media, news, podcasts, journals, blogs, and articles further highlighted the AWARENESS of these conditions that touch 1
  • Have you ever had a lingering negative thought run through your mind? Something you just can’t shake. Perhaps triggered by an event, harsh words, or a decision made in haste?
  • Math may not be marvelous for you or your child, but research indicates that your attitude toward math is really important.
Resources and Links
  • The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity - Co-founded by dyslexia specialist Sally Shaywitz, this website offers a wealth of information regarding dyslexia
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) - A non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them
  • Learning Disability Association of America (LDA) - Cutting-edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources
  • Kids in the House - A parenting website with over 8,000 videos from over 450 professionals, including excellent resources related to learning disabilities and ADHD.
  • C.H.A.D.D. - The National Resource on ADHD – Provides information and resources for ADHD for parent, caregivers, adults, and professionals.
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Technology Tools
  • Learning Ally, previously named Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic or RFB&D, is the leading provider of audiobooks – including the world’s largest library of audio textbooks. This is a paid subscription service.

  • Kurzweil 3000 is a program designed to help students with their reading and writing skills. Its ability to scan and read text allows the student to strengthen comprehension.

  • Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon NaturallySpeaking that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text content in any text application.

  • Created for K-5 learners, Kidspiration provides an easy way to apply the proven principles of visual learning. Students build graphic organizers by combining pictures, text and spoken words to represent thoughts and information. For older students, Inspiration provides a more sophisticated tool for graphic organizing.

  • In order to understand the basic concept of time, children need visual cues. Time Timer's visual timers for classroom and home have a patented red disk that disappears as time passes, giving children a graphic image of time that helps them understand that 10 minutes is twice as long as 5 minutes in a way digital clocks can't.