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Learning Disabilities: Websites

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
The LDA web site includes comprehensive resources for parents, teachers, and professionals working with students with learning disabilities, as well as adults encountering the life-long issues associated with them.
Schwab Learning
Billed as a parent's guide to helping kids with learning difficulties, this web site has everything for parents including resources for understanding learning difficulties and helping children manage the issues associated with them. Also, be sure to check its sister site for kids with learning difficulties: SparkTop.org.
LD Online
The leading web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals, LD Online includes many resources for parents helping children with learning disabilities.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
The IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the U.S., and is dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA provides a forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge.
Nonverbal Learning Disorder (NLD) on the Web
NLD on the Web provides articles and other resources to learn about nonverbal learning disabilities.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Websites

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
CHADD is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with ADHD and their families.
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources is a national non-profit organization that helps people with ADD or ADHD achieve their full potential through education, support and networking opportunities.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
ADDA is an international organization that provides information, resources and networking to adults with ADHD and to the professionals who work with them.
National Institute of Mental Health's Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Booklet
A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.


Learning Disabilities and ADHD: Books

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz, M.D. (2003)
Taking Charge of ADHD: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley, Ph.D. (2013)
The Survival Guide for Kids with ADD or ADHD by John F. Taylor (for children ages 8-12; 2006)
Many Ways to Learn: A Kid’s Guide to LD by Judith M Stern and Uzi Ben-Ami (for children ages 9+; 2010)
Shelly the Hyperactive Turtle by Deborah Moss (for children ages 4-8; 1989)
Jumpin' Johnny, Get Back to Work! A Child's Guide to ADHD/Hyperactivity by Michael Gordon (for children ages 7-12; 1991)
Help4ADD@High School by Kathleen G. Nadeau (for teenagers; 1998)
The Other Me: Poetic Thoughts on ADD for Adults, Kids and Parents by Wilma R. Fellman (1997)
  ADHD and Teens by Colleen Alexander-Roberts (2001)
Sparky’s Excellent Misadventures: My ADD Journal by Me, Sparky by Marti Ford and Phyllis Carpenter (for ages 5+; 1999)
Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key by Jack Gantos (first in a series, for children ages 10-13; 1998)
Worst Enemies/Best Friends by Annie Bryant (first in a series, for children ages 9-13; 2004)
The Alphabet War: A Story About Dyslexia by Diane Burton Robb (for children 7-10 years; 2004)
Niagara Falls, or Does It? by Henry Winkler (first in a series, for children ages 7-11; 2003)
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan (first in a series, for children ages 10-14; 2006)

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