Associations

Wilson Language Training

Website detailing this proven multi-sensory teaching method for students with dyslexia

 

International Dyslexia Association

National organization for people with dyslexia– great source of information on national conferences as well as support for parents

 

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Center where much of the newest research on brain imaging proving that dyslexia can be remediated is being conducted; Sally and Bennett Shaywitz are the directors; website has a wealth of information about dyslexia

 

Learning Ally‎

National organization providing audiobook  and other support for students with dyslexia

 

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

National organization for people with ADHD which often co-occurs with dyslexia

 

Everyone Reading Illinois

Local organization supporting students and parents with specific workshops/speakers throughout the year in a variety of Illinois locations.

 

Professionals in Learning Disabilities and Special Education

Local organization supporting educators and families with with specific workshops/speakers throughout the year in a variety of Illinois locations.

 

Videos

Children of the Code

Collection of a number of different informational videos, interviews with highly renowned professionals in the field, relevant articles.

 

Embracing Dyslexia

Video produced locally about dyslexia.

Books

Overcoming Dyslexia

Pivotal text written by Sally Shaywitz explaining the basics of dyslexia and what to do about it.

 

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention

Resource to help professionals and parents on how to identify and remediate dyslexia.

 

Thank You, Mr. Falker

Children’s book written and illustrated by well-known author Patricia Polacco about her personal struggle to learn to read and spell.

Online Articles

Desecret News (October 13 2013) – When Johnny can’t read – Modern technology and new approaches help kids with dyslexia.

Overall great article about dyslexia and technology

 

CNN Money (May 13, 2002) – Overcoming Dyslexia.

Article about a number of famous adults and how they worked with and around their dyslexia.