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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
  • “Sugar-highs” occur when children bounce off the walls after eating large amounts of sugar…right?
  • As I look out my window on this freezing cold morning, summer seems so far away; but before we know it, leafy trees and shorts weather will be here. With that comes freedom from school!
  • You have heard the complaints – “I’m bored.” “No one wants to play with me.” Your suggestions for activities or different companions are met with rejection.
  • We all know that we should learn from our mistakes, and we want our children to do that, too. But what do we say? What do we do in order to teach them how?
  • Many parents are struggling to set realistic limits on the use of media at home. Back in the day, it was about watching TV, playing video games, talking on the phone or listening to the radio.
Resources and Links
  • Dr. Robert Brooks - Clinical psychologist and one of today's leading speakers on the themes of resilience, self-esteem, motivation, and family relationships.
  • C.H.A.D.D. - The National Resource on ADHD – Provides information and resources for ADHD for parent, caregivers, adults, and professionals.
  • The State of Learning Disabilities (2014) - The National Center for Learning Disabilities has created a groundbreaking report on the "state" of learning disabilities in the United States.
  • Learning Disability Association of America (LDA) - Cutting-edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources
  • ADDitude Magazine - The online home of the magazine of the same name, this site offers resources and support for individuals, parents and teachers of students with ADHD and learning disabilities.
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Technology Tools
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.