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The Landmark School Outreach Program's mission is to empower students with language-based learning disabilities by offering their teachers an exemplary program of applied research and professional development. Our strategies help educators broaden their thinking about how to teach students with language-based learning disabilities, providing the bridge that links teachers with the evidence-based practices that improve student outcomes.
Understood is a comprehensive resource for parents of kids with learning & attention issues that provides clear answers, simple tools, & ongoing support.
The website provides publications, resources, workshop and training curricula, and a calendar of events for parents of children with disabilities.
ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of optimized editions on the market today. Over 1000 EasyReadÂ® books for both children and adults are available in the formats you want and at affordable prices.
Audible Kids provides digital audio content for children. Shop, purchase, and download digital audio editions of books, newspapers, and magazines; original programming; and TV and radio subscriptions. Spanish titles are also available.
All Kinds of Minds is a non-profit institute that helps students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific, and clinical expertise.
Bridges 4 Kids is a non-profit parent organization providing a comprehensive system of information and referrals for parents and professionals working with children from birth through transition to adult life. The organization provides a circle of support for ALL children, with a special focus on those who have disabilities, special needs, or who are at-risk.
The Curry School of Education, Office of Special Education, provides a wealth of information for educators, parents, and students with a variety of disabilities.
DDR is dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas. It publicizes research on identifiable factors that would put a child at risk and maintains a registry that tracks new trends. DDR also provides parents and professionals with a network of support and current information after a diagnosis.
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) is a professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education.
The National Academy of Child Development is an international non-profit organization dedicated to investigating, developing and implementing methodologies to enhance neurological/brain function, so as to assist individuals in achieving their innate potential.
This page is designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to information about colleges and universities that offer programs, some quite comprehensive, designed to support students with learning disabilities.
Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) and Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs) in each state provide training and information to parents of infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities and to professionals who work with children. This assistance helps parents to participate more effectively with professionals in meeting the educational needs of children and youth with disabilities. The Parent Centers work to improve educational outcomes for children and youth with all disabilities (emotional, learning, mental, and physical).
Zero to Three is the nation's leading resource on the first three years of life. Zero to Three is a national nonprofit charitable organization whose aim is to strengthen and support families, practitioners and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.
Wrightslaw provides reliable, accurate information about No Child Left Behind issues — research based reading instruction, proficiency testing, parent involvement, tutoring and supplemental educational services, highly qualified teachers, transfers from failing schools, and public school choice.
The Stern Center is a non-profit learning and literacy center providing direct service to individuals (instruction and diagnostic services), professional development for educators, and research on learning and literacy.
Schwab Learning has recently moved its content to the Great Schools website. Their material helps children with learning disabilities to be successful by providing LD information and resources.
Provides detailed information about learning to read and strategies for supporting struggling readers at home, at school, and in the community. It offers news, practical information, expert advice, and resources for parents, teachers, tutors, child care providers, and policy makers.
Reading ASSIST® Institute (RAI), a nonprofit organization, helps children with reading disabilities unlock the written word by training tutors and teachers in a phonetic-based, multisensory structured language (MSL) reading curriculum inspired by the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading instruction.
PALS is funded through Virginia Reads grants and the University of Virginia. The PALS website includes: 1) a section where teachers return their class scores to UVA and receive an immediate summary report, 2) a page where principals and district representatives can receive summaries of their schools' PALS scores, and 3) more than a hundred instructional suggestions and activities, based on PALS screening sections.