Online Resources for Learning Disabilities
Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR)
This website has a variety of links to resources related to learning disabilities. It includes information about potential signs of a learning disability, information about the evaluation process and tips for parents and teachers.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction - Learning Disabilities
This website provides guidance for implementing the Wisconsin Criteria for Specific Learning Disabilities as well as links to other information related to learning disabilities.
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
The mission of the NCLD is to improve the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact. The website has information on learning disabilities, resources, as well as a link to sign up for their newsletter.
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
LDA provides support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make LDA the leading resource for information on learning disabilities.
The goal of the website is to help parents whose children, ages 3-20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. It provides information to empower parents to understand their children?s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving. The website is very parent-friendly and offers links to information related to learning difficulties. Archived webinars are also available.
AdLit is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers. AdLit.org offers articles that provide research-based and best-practice information for educators, parents, and others interested in helping young people become better readers and writers.
Bookshare is an ebook library that makes reading easier. Members can access a huge collection of ebooks and read their way with the most customizable ebooks for people with reading barriers. The library has 751,624 titles and is the most extensive collection of accessible ebooks in the world. It includes books for school, career, and reading pleasure, as well as titles in over 34 languages. Thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Bookshare is free for all qualified U.S. students and schools.
Reading Rockets 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, childcare providers, and policy makers.