GENERAL RESOURCES ON DYSLEXIA AND LEARNING DIFFERENCES
The following resources may be helpful to educators, professionals and parents interested in learning more about dyslexia and other topics concerning children with language-based learning differences.
Nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to the study and treatment of the learning disability dyslexia, as well as related language-based learning differences.
One of the leading websites on learning disabilities and ADHD, LDOnline provides information specifically for parents, educators, and children. LD OnLine seeks to help children and adults reach their full potential by providing accurate and up-to-date information and advice about learning disabilities and ADHD.
National Council for
NCLD connects parents and others with essential resources, provides educators with evidence-based tools, and engages advocates in public policy initiatives. It provides printable and interactive learning disabilities checklists.
Association of America
LDA’s mission is to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities and to reduce the incidence of learning disabilities in future generations.
Decoding Dyslexia Virginia
Decoding Dyslexia VA is a grassroots movement driven by VA families focused on providing resources, support and interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
Academy of Orton-
Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators provides information on the Orton -Gillingham Approach for teaching language structure to children with dyslexia.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia
YCDC’s mission is to increase awareness of dyslexia and its true nature, specifically to illuminate the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia, to disseminate the latest scientific research and practical resources, and to transform the treatment of all dyslexic children and adults.
Dyslexia Resource Trust
The Dyslexia Resource Trust is a 501(c)(3) Atlanta-based nonprofit dedicated to empowering all who are affected by dyslexia. It offers dyslexia help for students and adults searching for understanding, solutions for parents and families seeking knowledge, and training for teachers looking for expert resources.
Fifteen nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.
Early Literacy Screening
Riverside School offers free early literacy screening for children in grades pre-K-2 (ages 4-8). This is a quick assessment that can help determine if your child is at risk for reading failure or needs reading intervention. Please call Debra Mitchell, Riverside's Director of Admission, Transition, and Testing at (804) 320-3465 to schedule an appointment.