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100 resources for teaching kids with Dyslexia

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Dyslexia Web Sites

Get Ready to Read A wealth of information and tools to educate parents on how younger kids (ages 3-5) learn, the stages of reading readiness and tips, webinars and links to more excellent resources than I can name here. Includes a free online screening tool that you can do with your emergent reader right at home to asses the skills of your child. The screening results let a parent know whether or not to take specific actions such as introducing new skills, offer additional instruction, practice or support or if further assessment is needed.
LD Online One of the best informational sites on learning disabilities and ADHD. The site features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, a comprehensive resource guide, discussion forums, and a referral directory of professionals, schools and products. Also offers information and resources for the transition from high school to college and from college to the workplace for adults with learning disabilities.
Dyslexic Advantage From the writers of the book of the same name. This site is full of information, current research and forums to start and contribute to discussions of issues important to you.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity Concise site full of information for parents, educators and policy-makers.
Bright Solutions for Dyslexia Susan Barton is the developer of the Barton Reading & Spelling System. This is a science-based program that you can easily do from home. Be sure to have your child tested before beginning any treatment program to know for sure what your child’s specific areas of weakness are. Her site is full of information on everything from defining dyslexia to finding a tester or tutor in your area.
Dyslexia Help from the University of Michigan Tons of useful, relevant articles and resources on dyslexia for parents, teachers and students.
Reading Rockets More useful articles and resources for parents and teachers. Sign up for their monthly newsletter to keep up on the latest research, resources and methods for teaching kids with dyslexia.
Understood A new web site built for parents of kids with dyslexia and attention issues. With state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more.
Homeschooling With Dyslexia Information, education and encouragement for parents that choose to homeschool their kids with dyslexia.
Decoding Dyslexia A parent-led grassroots movement for promoting the rights of people with dyslexia.
Headstrong Nation A web site founded by Ben Foss, author of The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan. This site was created by dyslexic adults and for dyslexic adults. The goal is to empower dyslexics so that they can fulfill their potential.
Reading Resource Tons of resources for helping struggling readers written by two educators with many years of experiences. Lots of great resources and information here.