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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.
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
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