National Resources


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National Resources


Numerous resources that you may access on the internet offer a wide amount of information on learning disabilities including dyslexia.

The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA) web page provides content about how to learn signs and symptoms of the most common learning disabilities as well as simple strategies for use at home and school. LDAA also has an advocacy program for parents that will help you understand and support your child.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has information on No Child Left Behind and the latest news on Identification and eligibility procedures (IDEA) for Specific Learning Disability (SLD) and frequently asked questions. They also have a search engine on local resources, including those listed below:


National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) National Institutes of Health, DHHS
31 Center Drive, Rm. 2A32 MSC
2425 Bethesda, MD 20892-2425
Tel: 301-496-5133
Fax: 301-496-7101
http://www.nichd.nih.gov


Florida Center for Reading Research (Dr. Barbara Foorman, director)
http://www.fcrr.org


Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road Suite 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
Tel: 412-341-1515 412-341-8077
Fax: 412-344-0224
info@ldaamerica.org
http://www.ldaamerica.org


National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Avenue South Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
Tel: 212-545-7510
888-575-7373
Fax: 212-545-9665
http://www.ld.org


National Association of School Psychologists
http://www.nasponline.org


National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) National Institutes of Health, DHHS 6001 Executive Blvd.
Rm. 8184, MSC 9663
Bethesda, MD 20892-9663
Tel: 301-443-4513
301-443-8431 (TTY)
866-615-NIMH (-6464)
Fax: 301-443-4279
nimhinfo@nih.gov
http://www.nimh.nih.gov


The Riggs Institute
Changing the way people think about writing, spelling, reading and thinking
http://www.riggsinst.org


The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
Changing the way people think about writing, spelling, reading and thinking
http://dyslexia.yale.edu/


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