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The following are links to recommended organizations and web sites that provide information on learning disabilities, ADHD, and other issues.

You can also see this list organized by type of organization, by focus, or by audience.

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Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day

Learn more about the beginnings of Earth Day and one of its principal founders, Gaylord Nelson, from this multimedia website hosted by The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

The NCCC provides national leadership and contributes to the body of knowledge on cultural and linguistic competency within systems and organizations. Major emphasis is placed on translating evidence into policy and practice for programs and personnel concerned with health and mental health care delivery, administration, education and advocacy.

Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development

A division of Georgetown University's Department of Pediatrics, the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development brings to bear its unique capacity on critical social issues of our time that affect children, families and individuals with disabilities of all ages

Georgia Association of Educators

Georgia Association of Educators is a National Education Association State Affiliate that regularly lobbies legislators for the resources schools need, campaigns for higher professional standards for the teaching profession, and files legal actions to protect academic freedom and the rights of school employees.

Georgia State Parent Information Resource Centers

Georgia State PIRC's goal is to address barriers and weaknesses in communities such as poverty and illiteracy and to encourage families to realize the benefits of parental involvement and take advantage of services available that lead to the academic success of children.

Georgia TESOL

Georgia TESOL, a registered non-profit organization, has been advocating for language learners and educators in Georgia since the early 1980s.

Get Ready for College

Minnesota Office of Higher Education website with many resources for high school students preparing for college. Includes information on what high school classes to take and how to find the right school for you.

Get Ready to Read!

Get Ready to Read!'s program vision is that all preschool children will have the skills they need to learn to read when they enter school. This site is part of NCLD's initiative to provide parents, educators, health-care professionals, and advocates with tools to help build early literacy skills, including a bilingual early literacy screening tool.

Getting to Know Your Computer Lesson Plan

Basic computer diagram, activity, and lesson plan. Good introduction activity for beginners.

Ghotit

Ghotit offers unique writing and reading online services for people who suffer from dyslexia or dysgraphia. Ghotit's first service is an online context sensitive spell checker. Ghotit was founded by people that suffer from dyslexia and it's mission is to improve the overall quality of life of a dyslexic.

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. With roots dating to 1864, Girls Inc. has provided vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas. Today, innovative programs help girls confront subtle societal messages about their value and potential, and prepare them to lead successful, independent, and fulfilling lives.

GKIDS.TV

If you're like us, you're always looking for a good family movie for weekend viewing. The New York International Children's Film Festival committee compiled a list of the best international, classic or unusual movies for kids. Most of the films have played as part of the NY Children's Film Festival, and the list contains a handful of other recommendations.

GM: Bilingual Science Lesson Plans

These educational resources from General Motors offer information for students and teachers about the environment, energy and technology, including a section of lessons in Spanish.

Go College Website

Full-service site offering college searching, financial aid information, and more.

Goodnight Stories: Activities

This website offers a lot of different ways to experience a story: read-a-story, hear-a-story, fill-in-a-story, and finish-a-story are just some of the examples!

Google for Educators

Google for Educators provides a teacher's guide called "Google Tools for Your Classroom," a Google for Educators newsletter, and an educator blog and discussion group.

Google Images

Google Images has thousands of photographs, paintings, and cartoons available online. Just enter the subject of the search and many selections will come up for you to browse.

Grant Wrangler

A free online listing service of grants and awards for teachers that can be searched by subject area.

Great Schools: Back-to-School Night

This article discusses some ideas for parents so that they can make the most of back-to-school night at their child's school, as well as information that they should take with them from the event about their child's school, classroom, and teacher (such as important contact information). This article is available in English and Spanish.

Great Source Books: Content Textbooks

A publisher offering content-area textbooks for higher grades written in simple English with lots of visuals.

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