"Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities...is free for all U.S. students with qualifying disabilities, thanks to an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)"
The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming mental health care for children everywhere. Founded by Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz and Brooke Garber Neidich, our organization is committed to finding more effective treatments for childhood psychiatric and learning disorders, building the science of healthy brain development, and empowering children and their families with help, hope, and answers. The Child Mind Institute does not accept funding from the pharmaceutical industry.
Disability Compliance for Higher Education helps you understand your obligations to students and staff with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and other anti-discrimination and education laws. You'll know what these complex laws require so you can fully comply.
You'll also be up to date on new Office for Civil Rights' letters so you know which actions violate the law. You'll learn the outcomes of relevant court cases and get the latest news on how institutions and courts are responding to the ADA Amendments' broadening of who is considered disabled under the ADA-so you can assess and alter the policies that leave your institution vulnerable to lawsuits. Keep abreast of best practices with these features:
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law ensuring services to children with disabilities throughout the nation. IDEA governs how states and public agencies provide early intervention, special education and related services to more than 6.5 million eligible infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities.
"Since 1963, LDA has provided support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals. At the national, state and local levels, LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources. These services make the Learning Disabilities Association of America the leading resource for information on learning disabilities."
School (textbooks in digital format free to qualifying students) and individual memberships. "Learning Ally's audiobook library is the go-to resource for thousands of children with special needs, including reading and learning disabilities."
"This site is a companion to the PBS special Misunderstood Minds, and profiles a variety of learning problems and expert opinions. It is designed to give parents and teachers a better understanding of learning processes, insights into difficulties, and strategies for responding."
The AACLD serves thousands of African American families throughout the United States. In addition, it has continued to serve the broader public by responding to an extraordinary number of requests for information nationwide from a very diverse audience including teachers, public and private K-12 schools, colleges and universities, social service agencies, psychologists, hospitals, churches, lawyers, parent groups, and other organizations.
"The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) works to ensure that the nation's 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life."
Who is eligible, What is available, Where libraries are located. Can be set up for eligible persons with home pick up and delivery. In many audio and/or braille formats, books and magazines, children to adult.
If you are the parent of a K-12 student with dyslexia, you’ll want to take a look at this site and find your nearest Parent Training and Information Center (PTI). PTIs are funded by the federal government and offer parents assistance in navigating special education and their child’s rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
Phonics and decoding are fundamental to working with the dyslexic student. The special education teachers use different methodologies to teach decoding--these are articles about decoding and reading, and recognizing problems in students.
They will record any book or textbook, reasonably, and have a large selection of pre-recorded books. "A non-profit 501(c)(3) volunteer-driven agency with the mission to enrich the lives of children and adults, who because of physical, learning or vision limitations cannot read for themselves."
The State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators provides the authoritative national and state-by-state snapshot of learning disabilities (LD) in the United States, and their impact on the ability of students and adults to achieve educational success and employment. This publication also clarifies what a learning disability is and explains the common misperceptions associated with LD.
Audio, braile, and print/brailled books and magazines for kids. Newbery, Coretta Scott King, John Steptoe, and Schneider Family Book Awards; Children's Classics; by and about Native Americans; Selected Series