Online Resources


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Corrigendum:  Ending the Reading Wars:  Reading Acquisition From Novice to Expert (2018) by A. Castles, K. Rastle, & K. Nation
A Parent’s Guide to Response to Intervention (RTI) from The National Center for Learning Disabilities
IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know
Dyslexia in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Needs to Know
Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science: What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do (Moats, L. C.,1999. Washington, DC: American Federation of Teachers.)

 

Websites:

The International Dyslexia Association – Provides resources for professionals and families dealing with individuals with reading disabilities.
The Center for Effective Reading Instruction– The Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI), an affiliate of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), offers professional certificates and certifications to qualified individuals teaching and supporting reading in public and private general, remedial, and special education settings.
The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators – Established and authorized expressly to set and maintain professional and ethical standards for the practice of the Orton-Gillingham Approach and to certify teachers and to accredit instructional programs that meet these standards.
Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) – A national professional member organization dedicated to the remediation of written language skills and certification of individuals trained in the remediation of written language skills.
Learning AllyProvides recorded copies of reading materials including books and textbooks and have an extensive library in several convenient formats.
LD OnLine – Provides resources for parents and teachers on attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders.
National Center for Learning Disabilities – Provides information about learning disabilities, such as checklists, guides, videos, podcasts, Ask the Experts and FAQs.
Reading Rockets – Provides monthly newsletters with reading resources in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills.
Wrightslaw – Provides parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys with accurate, reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity – Provides information and resources on the topic of Dyslexia
Understood – A collaboration of 15 nonprofit organizations providing online resources, and practical tips for parents and community members.

 

Webinars:

The International Dyslexia Association  – YouTube channel
IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards: How They Can Improve Reading Instruction for All Students – Louisa Moats,
Overcoming Dyslexia: What Does It Take? – Patricia Mathes,
Empowering Teaching Excellence – Literacyhow YouTube channel
The Reading League YouTube Series, Advancing Evidence into Practice.

 

Videos:

What Is Dyslexia? by Margie Gillis
Dyslexia and the Brain by Guinevere Eden
Embracing Dyslexia: The Interviews, by Dr. Ken Pugh
“It’s Never Too Late.” Leslie, Jeremiah, Mears Pam EdD.
“Journey into Dyslexia.” HBO. Produced by Alan and Susan Raymond, 2011.
“One by One. The Teachings of Diana King.” Hubbell, Harvey, Captured Time Productions. 2016.

 

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