Parent Resources

family reads togetherLinks to resources, activities, and organizations for families who have a child or children who struggle with reading or math-related difficulties including dyslexia and dyscalculia.

Local Dyslexia/Reading Difficulty Resources: This is a downloadable PDF of local resources in the Eugene/Springfield area.

Check out our Parent (and School) Activities Page

Resources for Families and Children with Learning Differences

National Center on Improving Literacy – Your source for improving outcomes for students with literacy-related disabilities, including dyslexia.

Understood.org – Interactive information for parents of children who are struggling to learn.

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) – Explanation of law ensuring services to children with disabilities

Educational Equity – Section 504 Parent Guide – Summary of law for providing services to students who may not qualify for IDEA

A Parent’s Resource Guide to Learning Disorders – List of learning disabilities with definitions and website links.

Latino Network – Positively transforms the lives of Latino youth, families, and communities.

Family Preparedness Plan – English version of the resource packet for immigrant families.

Family Preparedness Plan – Spanish version of the resource packet for immigrant families.

Vision Therapy

International Dyslexia Association – Information about Vision Therapy and ChromaGen colored lenses.

American Academy of Pediatrics – Joint Technical Report – Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, and Vision.

Resources for Children’s Literature

Eugene Public Library – Local library resource, Eugene, OR

Springfield Public Library – Local library resource, Springfield, OR

Library 2go – The Oregon Digital Libary Consortium. Find ebooks and audiobooks from your local library

Hoopla Digital – Also connected to the Eugene Public Library. Download ebooks and audiobooks for free

Bookshare – An Accessible Online Library for people with print disabilities. Must register and pay for an account or get a “Proof of Disability” form for a free account. Access to more than 300,000 books with text and audio

Library of Congress – Kids section of Read.gov

International Children’s Library – Be sure to select the appropriate language when you search

Loyal Books – Free public domain audiobooks and ebooks

KidsReads – Books for kids, reviewed by kids, and more

Horn Book – Book lists and award winners

Children’s Literature – Providing book reviews of children’s and young adult books

Goodreads – Find reviews and recommendations for children’s books

Newbery Medal – Information on Newbery Medal Award winning books

Reading Rainbow – Information and videos based on the TV series

Associations

International Dyslexia Association – Resources for professionals and families dealing with individuals with reading disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association of America – Resources for professionals and families dealing with individuals with learning disabilities (including reading disabilities) and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder