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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
  • How will this summer go for your children? Now is the time to begin thinking and planning ahead to ensure that your student has adequate supervision and structure this summer.
  • KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON should be the mantra while trying to juggle all of the processes and routines we put in place to support organizational and academic success for our children.
  • You are worried that your child is significantly anxious or sad.
  • When a student is experiencing greater than usual fear, worry or anxiety, what can a parent do? 
  • Every student has experienced stress, mild anxiety or fear. A project due date is creeping up, pressure is increasing and the student begins to feel stress.
Resources and Links
  • Dr. Russell Barkley - Internationally recognized ADHD authority
  • Dr. Robert Brooks - Clinical psychologist and one of today's leading speakers on the themes of resilience, self-esteem, motivation, and family relationships.
  • Learning Disability Association of America (LDA) - Cutting-edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources
  • The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity - Co-founded by dyslexia specialist Sally Shaywitz, this website offers a wealth of information regarding dyslexia
  • Understood - From the National Center on Learning Disabilities, this site is a resource for parents that includes a wide variety of topics related to learning and attention issues.
Recommended Reading for Parents
Recommended Reading for Students
Recommended Reading for Professionals
Technology Tools
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.