Here are some organizations and websites that provide information about Dyslexia. NAPAC does not endorse any of the following services. They are provided for your information only. Please let us know if you have additional resources to add to our lists.
Organizations and Websites
Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity | www.dyslexia.yale.edu
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity serves as a nexus for research on dyslexia, and is as well a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia. Its mission is to uncover and illuminate the strengths of those with dyslexia, disseminate the latest innovations from scientific research and practical advice, and transform the treatment of children and adults with dyslexia. Extensive information on dyslexia for parents, students, educators and policy makers.
University of Michigan Dyslexia Help | http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu
DyslexiaHelp is designed to help you understand and learn about dyslexia and language disability. Extensive information on dyslexia for parents, students, educators. Sign up for the monthly newsletter.
Decoding Dyslexia-Massachusetts (DD-MA) | www. http://www.decodingdyslexiama.org
A grass roots movement to raise awareness of the researched based interventions that are effective in overcoming dyslexia and opening the doors to academic success. We aim to influence families, educators and legislators. Subscribe to DD-MA’s newsletter for information on events and resources.
The Gaab Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital | http://www.childrenshospital.org/research-and-innovation/research/labs/gaab-laboratory
As part of Boston Children’s Hospital’s Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience, our research focuses on children diagnosed with or at risk for various developmental disorders, particularly language-based learning disabilities. Please see the website about ongoing research and opportunities to participate in research studies.
The McGovern Institute at MIT | http://gablab.mit.edu
The goal of the McGovern Institute lab is to understand principles of brain organization that are consistent across individuals and those that vary across people due to age, personality, and other dimensions of individuality. Please see the website about ongoing research and opportunities to participate in research studies.
The International Dyslexia Association | www.interdys.org
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia.
National Center for Learning Disabilities | www.ncld.org
The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the one in five children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities.
Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. This collection exists in order to make on-line Special Education resources more easily and readily available in one location.
Common Tests to Diagnose Dyslexia | http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/professionals/learn-about-dyslexia/diagnosing-dyslexia/tests
Concord SPED PAC | http://concordspedpac.org/Whichtest.htm
Technology, Apps & Tools
Learning Ally | www.learningally.org
Bookshare | www.bookshare.org
Epic | https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/epic!-books-for-kids/id719219382?mt=8
Voice Dream | http://www.voicedream.com
NAPAC does not endorse any of the following services. They are provided for your information only.
Scottish Rite Masons | http://www.scottishriteboston.org/en/article_view.php?news_id=245#.Vd4V8XhH3UI
(Uses the specialized reading method Orton-Gillingham (OG).)
The Scottish Rite Masons for offering tutoring to dyslexic children free of charge.
The Commonwealth Learning Center | http://www.commlearn.com
Uses the following specialized methods: Lindamood-Bell™ (Reading and Math), Orton-Gillingham (OG), Project Read©/Language Circle©, Wilson Reading Foundations™, etc.
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes™ | http://lindamoodbell.com
Professional Resources in and around Merrimack Valley | http://creativedyslexics.org/id4.html
SAT, SSAT, ISEE, ACT Testing Accommodations
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