General Resources for Those With Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
The Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) is an organization for parents of children with disabilities, as well as professionals in the field. The site offers information about learning disabilities, the LDA Annual Conference and various publications. The national LDA site also provides links to state chapters of LDA.
Learning Disabilities Association of Illinois
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
The National Center for Learning Disabilities is an organization that promotes public awareness and understanding of learning disabilities. It advocates for improved legislation and works for better services for individuals with learning disabilities.
National Association for the Education of African-American Children with Learning Disabilities (NAEAACLD)
This national organization seeks to improve the quality of education for African-American children by raising the level of awareness of learning difficulties in our communities.
LD On Line
This informative website provides current information about learning disabilities. While its format changes each month, this helpful resource features articles and special topics, bulletin boards, chat rooms, and "ask the expert" interaction questions.
TeachingLD is a service of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DLD is the largest international professional organization focused on learning disabilities. The purpose of TeachingLD is to provide trustworthy and up-to-date resources about teaching students with learning disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Resource Community (LDRC)
The LDRC is a virtual information community open to anyone affected by learning disabilities, including individuals with a learning disability, as well as parents, teachers, researchers and concerned community members involved with this special field. The LDRC is a place to gain knowledge about learning disabilities, discover new teaching and educational tools, share information and experiences, and contribute to a greater understanding of the "hidden disability."
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)
This organization exists to assist professionals in all areas of special education. With 17 specialized divisions, the CEC holds conferences, publishes newsletters and journals, and advocates for children with a number of learning disabilities.
Coordinated Campaign on Learning Disabilities (CCLD)
This dedicated foundation works to increase public awareness of learning disabilities and provides practical information and resources.
The LD Resources website has been providing information for people with learning disabilities and those who work with them since 1995. The site contains lists of tools, schools, organizations and professionals, and other resources for the LD community, as well as news articles and commentaries.
Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD)
The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) is an international organization that promotes effective teaching and research. CLD is composed of professionals who represent diverse disciplines and who are committed to enhance the education and lifespan development of individuals with learning disabilities.
Schwab Foundation for Learning
Schwab Foundation for Learning is a non-profit operating foundation, founded by discount brokerage pioneer Charles R. Schwab and his wife, Helen O'Neill Schwab. The Foundation is dedicated to raising awareness about learning differences and providing parents and teachers with the information, resources and support they need to improve the lives of children with learning differences.
All Kinds of Minds
All Kinds of Minds is a non-profit institute that helps students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific and clinical expertise.
Resources for Specific Learning Needs
Dyslexia Parents Resource
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
IDA is an international organization that focuses on issues related to dyslexia and reading disabilities. With chapters in many states, IDA provides many helpful training language programs and publications about dyslexia, as well as an annual conference.
Illinois Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
751 Roosevelt Road, Suite 116
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 T: 630.469.6900
F: 630.469.6810 firstname.lastname@example.org
Attention Deficit Disorder Resources:
Children & Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders (CHADD)
CHADD is a national organization of parents and professionals dedicated to helping children and adults coping with attention deficit disorder.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
The mission of the ADDA is to provide information, resources and networking to adults with AD/HD and the professionals who work with them.
Leading ADHD Expert Russell Barkley
Dr. Barkley presented a one day professional development seminar at Cove for teachers and LD professionals from the community. His knowledge on the subject of ADHD is cutting edge in the profession.