• The Invisible Dyslexics: How Public School Systems In Baltimore and Elsewhere Discriminate Against Poor Children
Our nation’s general failure to diagnose and treat early reading difficulties is disproportionately harmful to poor and minority students. At least 20 percent of the children in Baltimore City public schools and other large urban districts can be called “invisible dyslexics.” “Invisible dyslexics” are children whose academic futures are doomed because their problems in learning to read are either diagnosed too late and treated too little, or not diagnosed or treated at all.
• LD Online: The Interactive Guide to Learning Disabilities
Offers information about learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children. Includes the ABCs of learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder, a national calendar, audio clips from experts, artwork and essays by children with learning differences, research findings, bulletin boards, a resource guide, and in-depth information on dyslexia, ADD, and more.
• All Kinds of Minds
All Kinds of Minds is a non-profit institute that helps families, educators, and clinicians understand why children are struggling in school and provides practical strategies to help them become more successful learners.
• Misunderstood Minds
“A companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and disabilities. Explore stories from the show and find information and resources for parents.
• Children With Learning Disabilities
This brochure is provided by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
• ERIC Digest – Learning Strategies (1999)
• ERIC Digest – Learning Disabilities: Glossary of Some Important Terms (1992)
• ERIC Digest – Adults with Learning Disabilities (1998)
• ERIC Digest – Learning Disabilities (1992)
Learning disability information exchange.
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• LD OnLine: Bulletin Boards and Chat
“LD OnLine is pleased to offer these opportunities for discussion among parents, teachers, students and others interested in learning disabilities.
• Schwab Foundation for Learning
A non-profit organization devoted to helping kids with learning differences. Their website provides information for parents and educators on identifying and managing learning differences.
1650 South Amphlett Boulevard, Suite 300
San Mateo, CA 94402
• National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Ave. South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212/ 545-7510
Toll-free Information and Referral Service: 1-888/575-7373