Government Sites and Professional Organizations
This site is maintained by the National Institute of Mental Health and provides basic information about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and other learning disabilities.
Maintained by the Department of Education, this site contains a wealth of general educational information, in addition to information about different special education programs and federal resources available to those with learning disabilities.
NICHCY is the national information and referral center that provides information on disabilities and disability-related issues for families, educators, and other professionals.
Maintained by the Academy of Educational Development, this site represents a joint effort by multiple federal organizations to compile all special education resources through one portal.
This site is designed to serve both AACAP Members, and Parents and Families. Information is provided as a public service to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders
The American Academy of Pediatrics provides pediatricians and their parents with basic information as well as academy position statements on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disabilities.
Presents the different programs, objectives, and goals of this group promoting educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all children and youth by implementing research-based, effective programs in the treatment of learning disabilities.
Created by the American Library Association. Although primarily intended for librarians, the Roads to Learning project is an excellent source of general information about learning disabilities.
Organizations and Support Groups: Dyslexia
by Genevieve Dawid follows the journey of Genevieve Dawid who was born dyslexic and dyspraxic. To overcome her difficulties (based on her parents' determination and extraordinary philosophy) she developed her own unique ways of coping with dyslexia, got to know herself better, discovered where she wanted to go in life, and devised successful strategies to get there.
Organizations and Support Groups: Learning Disabilities
Provides in-depth information on learning disabilities in multiple formats making information accessible to children, their parents and their teachers.
Provides and develops a variety of educational programs designed for the parents and teachers of children with learning disabilities. Also provides information on learning disabilities and resources available in communities nationwide to parents, professionals and adults with learning disabilities.
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting an understanding of hyperlexia. This website provides information important for parents, teachers, and health care providers.
Other Dyslexia and Reading Organizations
Kids and Reading was formed to offer a unique reference point on encouraging and helping kids to read. The site explores how kids learn to read and the different methods involved. It also provides tips and advice on how you can help your child to learn to read.
An organization that promotes awareness of dyslexia by developing and implementing specialized methods, improving the quality of life of Canadians who have dyslexia.
Provides basic information on dyslexia. For families in England, a number of links to different support groups are available.
This site is maintained by an international, non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability and dyslexia. Links to different conferences and basic information are available.
A website maintained by a small non-profit organization in the United Kingdom that provides a wealth of basic information about dyslexia, learning disabilities, and useful programs available in Britain.
Spearheaded by Ian Smythe, international author and researcher on the subject of dyslexia, this voluntary organization offers additional perspectives on dyslexia.
Vestibular Organizations and Support Groups
Site maintained by Dr. Timothy C. Hain, a respected otoneurologist at the Northwestern University Medical School, this link takes you directly to a page of information on MDDS, and this site also has an excellent section presenting information about dizziness, ataxia, and hearing disorders.
A nonprofit organization that exists to provide information and support to people suffering from inner-ear balance disorders.
Organizations and Support Groups: Attention Deficit Disorder
A national organization that provides in depth information on attention deficit disorder with very thorough links geared towards children, their teachers, and their parents.
A national non-profit organization working to impro affected people through education...