Welcome to LD OnLine's multimedia section! Here you will find videos about learning disabilities and related topics to share with parents.

These multimedia resources feature the country's top experts and latest research findings. You'll also find practical advice and the personal stories of children, families, and teachers.

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Launching Young Readers

These clips are excerpted from Adventures in Summer Learning, Reading and the Brain, A Chance to Read, Empowering Parents and Reading Rocks! — all episodes from the award-winning Reading Rockets' series Launching Young Readers. Launching Young Readers is a public television series designed for teachers, parents, caregivers, and anyone else interested in helping children learn to read. Watch clips from the full series on ReadingRockets.org.


These webcasts are part of the Reading Rockets webcast series. For more information on these webcasts, including recommended readings and discussion questions, go here.

Meet the Expert

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Public Service Announcements

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Rick Lavoie's "Tales from the Road"

A New Year, A New Future

Rick Lavoie shares information about social skills and how parents can help their children. How can you prepare your child for a new event? How do you prepare teachers and coaches to work with your child? Lavoie inspires parents and teachers to help children that have trouble relating to others.

Clara, Fabrizio and the Musical IEP

Rick Lavoie believes media tends to make people with disabilities into heroes or pitiable characters. Listen as Lavoie discusses The Light In the Piazza, a play that does not use the typical stereotypes.