Resources For Parents and Teachers on Learning Disabilities

By Dr. Randy Kulman on Friday, March 18, 2016

parenting-child-with-adhd-s17-child-shows-mom-what-she-can-do-on-computer-325x220Across the Internet, as well as through various other mediums, there is an abundance of information available about Learning Disabilities. Dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia are more common than many parents realize. Included in the following links are interesting and well written articles by parents across the field, as well as various resources collected across social media platforms; many great resources can be found on Facebook and Pinterest. Check out the following list of the best resources for parents to learn about learning disabilities, updated regularly by our team at South County Child and Family Consultants.

 

Articles

Invisible Disabilities: What Teachers May Not See: Article about Learning Disabilities that may be hidden from teachers or parents. These are called “invisible” disabilities. For college students/ parents.

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)An Article about Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). Describes signs and symptoms, as well as strategies to with it. For parents/teachers.

DyslexiaAn Article about Dyslexia. Dyslexia is sometimes referred to as Language-Based Learning Disability. Lists the symptoms as well as helpful strategies. For parents/teachers.

Language Processing DisorderLanguage Processing Disorder is a type of Auditory Processing Disorder that refers to the specific processing of language. This lists the signs and symptoms as well as some helpful strategies to deal with it. For parents/ teachers.

Non-verbal Learning Disabilities“Non-verbal Learning Disability (NVD or NVLD), is a disorder which is usually characterized by a significant discrepancy between higher verbal skills and weaker motor, visual-spatial and social skills.” (form LDAA Website). For parents/teachers.

Dyslexia: Parent StoriesA few stories from parents who have raised successful children who have dyslexia. For parents.

 

Pinterest

Dyslexia & Learning DisabilitiesOver 100 great activities for dyslexia and other learning disabilities. By Yoreganics. For teachers and parents.

Creative Ways to Work with DyslexiaResources for teachers and parents for children with Dyslexia. Helpful learning tricks and coping techniques. For teachers and parents.

Learning DifferentlyTips and Information on Learning Disabilities, Special Needs, IEPs, Special Education, Evaluations, Assessments By Ashleigh’s Education Journey. For parents.

 

Facebook

Learning Disorders Association of AmericaThis Facebook page shares links to many sites that offer helpful tips in success with a child who has a learning disorder. This is one of the most well know LD pages/websites. For parents.

Smart Kids With LDA nonprofit organization that uses its Facebook page to let parents of children with learning disorders interact with each other to form a better sense of community and talk about educational strategies that they have used/discovered. For parents.

Reading RocketsThis facebook page has numerous resources about reading help, as well as information for parents regarding education in general. For parents.

Colorin ColoradoA facebook page with links about helping children (specifically first generation children) to improve reading and improve in school. For parents.