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Children do not come with instructions, nor are they one-size-fits-all, teaching a child with unique abilities or challenges can really tax our brain. You should know that help is available. You don't have to go it alone. The best part is the internet provides a wealth of information to assist you in meeting those challenges that come with teaching "the child with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and sensory integration issues."

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    • Beat Dyslexia, ADHD and Learning Disabilitiesby 3D Learner Ages: 18+We are parents and educators who have helped two of our four children to Beat Dyslexia, a Learning Disability, and ADHD. Our focus is on helping students who learn best when they see and experience information to succeed. Others may use labels like ...Subjects: ADD, child, disabilities, right brain, learner, ADHD

    • Teaching Methods That Workby Bright Solutions for Dyslexia, Inc. Ages: 18+There is no magic bullet to quickly fix or cure dyslexia. Your child was born with dyslexia and will die with dyslexia. Orton-Gillingham-based training methods can avoid the reading, writing, and spelling failure so often associated with dyslexia. Subjects: training, cure, reading, writing, Orton-Gillingham

    • Reading from Scratch Ages: 18+Being dyslexic is no joke. It is bad enough in childhood, when the children who jcan't seem to read so often have to endure undeserved punishment from adults, teasing and rejection from friends.Subjects: teaching, techniques, programming the brain,

    • The Best and Worst Colleges for Dyslexia - Dyslexic Advantageby Dyslexic Advantage Ages: 18+There is no single 'best' college for dyslexia, but rather colleges that may make better (or worse) fits for an individual student. Do you have personal experience with a college as a dyslexic student? If so, please take this brief survey and we'll share the results here. You can also send your reviews of colleges by email. All sources will be confidential on this site.Subjects: resources, colleges, by state, survey, Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship, dyslexic students

    • Dyslexia the Giftby Davis Dyslexia Association International Ages: 18+Dyslexia and similar learning differences stem from innate patterns of thinking and learning that are associated with high levels of creativity and strong problem-solving and three-dimensional thinking abilities.Subjects: learning, articles, reports, workshops, resource, networking

    • New Solutions Dyslexia Correctionby Davis Dyslexia  Ages: 18+New Solutions views dyslexia differently than more traditional perspectives. The foundation of this program, the procedures and the relationship with clients is based upon the following perspective which produces results that actually address the cause ..Subjects: common traits, behaviors, visual, intuitive

    • The Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety Connectionby International Dyslexia Association  Ages: 18+Stress is the reaction of the body and brain to situations that put us in harm's way. The stressor may be a physical threat (e.g., a baseball coming quickly toward you) or a psychological threat (e.g., a worry or fear that you will make a mistake delivering your lines in a play or write a passage that won't make sense to the reader). Stress, or more specifically, the stress response, is our body's attempt to keep us safe from harm. Subjects: resource, challenges, stress, psychological threat, amygdala, "fight or flight" response, protective mechanism, phobias, anxious, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), learning disabilityLocation: Nationwide

    • The International Dyslexia Association Ages: 18+We believe that all individuals have the right to achieve their potential, that individual learning abilities can be strengthened and that social, educational and cultural barriers to language acquisition and use must be removed.Subjects: potential, abilities, effective teaching, intervention

    • Monitoring Diet with Portion Control to Improve Mental Health Ages: 18+Many people assume that attitude is all related to chemistry, genetics or ones mental health. They think that these can not be altered because someone is predisposed to acting or behaving a certain way. Additionally, if a child has dyslexia or another thing which causes it to be more difficult on the child to focus or even leading the kid to get frustrated, they may give up more easily because they think that they are incapable of doing the task at hand. Subjects: multisensory, confidence building, skills, strategies, chemistry, genetics, child obesity, healthy meals, video

    • All Kinds of Minds Ages: 18+All Kinds of Minds has developed a variety of programs to help parents, educators, clinicians, and kids understand and manage learning issues. Subjects: improve success, educational, scientific, programs, products, services

    • Dyslexia Research Trustby Professor John Stein and Dr Sue Fowler We exist to support research into dyslexia and related conditions, to make our findings available to the widest possible audience and to help people conquer their dyslexic problems. Our work has already led to significant breakthroughs.Subjects: assess, assist, research, related conditions

    • Vision, Learning, and Dyslexiaby The Optometrists Network Ages: 18+Many children and adults continue to struggle with learning in the classroom and the workplace. Advances in information technology, its expanding necessity, and its accessibility are placing greater demands on people for efficient learning...Subjects: learning, classroom, workplace, health, vision, optometrist

    • Levinson Medical Center for Learning Disabilitiesby Dr. Harold Levinson Ages: 18+Dyslexia is often a self-compensating disorder that can be overcome with time, effort and understanding. Many dyslexics have learned to overcome their barriers, permitting them to accomplish their goals. Subjects: misconceptions, suffering, dreams, ambitions

    • Dyslexia and Learning Information Siteby Dyslexia My Life Ages: 18+The information and advice on this site is provided by a dyslexic, giving inside knowledge on the various ways of coping with dyslexia and Learning Disability.Subjects: advice, information, signs, tips, legal rights, reading

    • Dyslexia Solutions Canadaby Dyslexia Resources Canada  Ages: 18+Dyslexia is not the result of a genetic flaw or nerve damage. It is not caused by a malformation of the brain, inner ears or eyes. Dyslexia is a product of thought and a special way of reacting to confusion. Subjects: theory, confusion, reaction, letters, words, discover

    • Understanding the Evaluationby Margery D. Rosen Ages: 18+In your quest to make sure your child gets the education he deserves, you'll meet a variety of professionals. Be sure to ask for references from people you trust: other parents who have been down this road; your pediatrician...Subjects: testing, vision, hearing, resource, advisor, consultation

    • Promise For Helping Adults With Dyslexia Ages: 18+Adults suffering from dyslexia can benefit from tutoring in processing words, and their brains show changes that indicate neural modifications due to the training.Subjects: recognizing, processing, phonological awareness