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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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    • Dyslexia Test for children and adults Ages: 7+Research indicates that about one person in fifteen is dyslexic. If not attended to, the effects of dyslexia can be devastating, often resulting in feelings of failure and loss of self-confidence.Subjects: individual assessment, attention deficit, delayed learning, achievments

    • 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

    • Dyslexia Teacher Ages: 18+Many teachers, teaching assistants and parents find themselves responsible for the education or support of a dyslexic child or teenager but do not feel equippped with the knowledge about dyslexia or synthetic phonics.Subjects: resources, symptoms, assessment, teaching methods

    • 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,

    • Dyslexia at College Ages: 18+Our listing of resources gives information about colleges with special programs for students with dyslexia, along with GRE details and university requirements for disability accommodations.Subjects: concentration, time management, note taking, organization

    • Dyslexia the Giftby Davis Dyslexia Association International Ages: 18+Dyslexic people are visual, multi-dimensional thinkers. We are intuitive and highly creative, and excel at hands-on learning. Because we think in pictures, it is sometimes hard for us to understand letters, numbers, symbols, and written words.Subjects: learning, articles, reports, workshops, resource, networking

    • Dyslexia and Stressby Dyslexia Online MagazineAll dyslexic children experience varying degrees of stress at school, doing their homework, and even at out-of-school activities they attend.Subjects: resources, challenges, stress, challenges

    • 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 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

    • Dyslexia Teaching Today Ages: 18+Studies from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development have shown that for children with difficulties learning to read, a multi-sensory teaching method is the most effective teaching method. Subjects: multisensory, confidence building, skills, strategies

    • Finding My Own Solutionsby Dyslexia online magazine Ages: 18+The breakthrough for me was when I learned to relax around words: I noticed I made far more mistakes when I was uptight and worked on being relaxed rather than tense when writing.Subjects: computers, spell checkers, voice dictation, relaxation

    • 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

    • What is Dyslexia?by AVKO Educational Research Foundation Ages: 5+Dyslexia is "a disorder manifested by difficulty in learning to read despite conventional instruction, adequate intelligence and sociocultural opportunity." Subjects: diagnosis, disorder, reading difficulty,

    • Dyslexia Resources at Questiaby Questia Media America Ages: 18+Questia School is an online CMS that allows teachers to easily create, plan, and manage unique course material while leveraging the power of a built-in online library collection that is continually growing.Subjects: library, CMS, create, plan, manage

    • Dyslexia Adults Link Ages: 18+Dyslexia help and advice, information, contacts, research and articles about dyslexia; dyslexia in the workplace and at college; books and software; and assessment for adults who may be dyslexic or have difficulties with spelling.Subjects: information, resources, newsletters, discussion forum

    • Dyslexia Information Ages: 18+Dyslexia-information is a site for parents, teachers, students and professionals working with them. It presents research, information, teaching ideas and resources.Subjects: research, resources, children, teaching, method, reading, games

    • 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

    • Learning Disabilities Resource Community Ages: 18+The LDRC is a place to gain knowledge about learning disabilities, discover new teaching and educational tools, share information and experiences.Subjects: learning disabilities, educational tools, experiences,

    • NINDS Dyslexia Information Pageby National Institute of Neurological Disorders and S Ages: 18+Dyslexia is a brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person's ability to read. These individuals typically read at levels significantly lower than expected despite having normal intelligence.Subjects: brain, treatment, prognosis, research, clinical trials

    • SofDesign Dyslexia Training Ages: 18+An innovative instructional DVD series presenting a curriculum specifically designed to meet the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Dyslexia Program descriptors. (not a free resource)Subjects: dyslexia, training, software, literacy, handwriting

    • 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

    • Web Design for Dyslexic Usersby Davis Dyslexia Association International Ages: 15+How should a website homepage be created so that people with dyslexia can get the most out of the page?Subjects: fonts, design, graphics, speech, education, Netability

    • 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