Resources

Organizations

  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) The major organization for professionals and families. They host an annual convention including a family convention within their main conference program. There are several local chapters of IDA.
  • The Dyslexia Initiative A mission to end the hopelessness that comes with the journey of dyslexia and other learning disabilities. Whether at the beginning of the journey or somewhere on the lifelong path, we aim to be a resource and a tool for information and empowerment.
  • University of Michigan The Dyslexia Help Center is a website with a plethora of information on anything you want or need to know about dyslexia. They list and describe current apps and technology.
  • Understood.org Understood.com is the largest organization for parents with kids with learning differences. They have articles, podcasts, webinars, and forums.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.
  • The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity Provides cutting edge research on dyslexia as well as tools for professionals and families.
  • The Reading League Promotes evidence-based reading instruction through a vast network of experts. Produces free educational videos, organizes live conferences/workshops and provides district level teacher training.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University Center for Dyslexia Studies A leading and accredited provider of quality, research-based training for  certificates and credentials in dyslexia studies.
  • Learning Stewards Founded in 2008, its mission is to ‘make the case’ (economically, politically, socially, neurologically, psychologically, educationally, and parentally) for “stewarding the health of our children’s learning”.
  • Decoding Dyslexia A network of parent-led grassroots movements across the country concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system.
  • University of Florida Literacy Institute The day-to-day work of UFLI encompasses four interconnected programmatic areas: Reader Development, Teacher Development, Technology, and Research. The development of readers and their teachers is at the heart of UFLI.