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.

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