Websites, Associations & Tools
International Dyslexia Association: The International Dyslexia Association is a national nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, and the communities that support them. Visit their site to connect with a local branch near you, find IDA-member providers in your area, and learn more about dyslexia.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: Yale University’s Center for Dyslexia and Creativity seeks to illuminate the strengths of those with dyslexia, disseminate information, practical advice, and the latest innovations from scientific research, and transform the lives of children and adults with dyslexia. Visit their site to learn more about their cutting edge research and get concrete tips for parents, educators, and individuals with dyslexia.
Dyslexia on KidsHealth and Dyslexia on TeensHealth: For families or educators looking for age-appropriate materials on dyslexia. These articles offer the basics of dyslexia, tailored for the reading and developmental level of kids and teens.
Decoding Dyslexia: Grassroots movement committed to helping families, students, educators and policymakers make informed evidence based decisions about dyslexia.
Parent Center Network-Parent Center Listing: For parents of K-12 students with dyslexia. This site will help you to locate your nearest Parent Training and Information Center. PTIs are funded by the federal government and offer parents assistance in navigating special education and their child’s rights under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Bookshare: Bookshare is an accessible online library for people with dyslexia and other disabilities. Over 160,000 titles are available, and membership is free for students with disabilities.
Learning Ally: Learning Ally, formerly known as Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, offers more than 75,000 digitally recorded audiobooks (including both textbooks and literary titles).
Dyslexia Conference Presentations, 2018
Presentation from Keynote, Nathan Clemens, PHD:
Presentations from Guest Speaker, Dr. Petrich:
- The Scientific Study of Written Language: Spelling and Writing Strategies (PDF)
- The Scientific Study of Written Language: Spelling and Writing Strategies: Morphology, Etymology and Phonology (PDF)
- Executive Function (PDF)
- Dr. Petrich's talk on Executive Function and Dyslexia, Part 2: Math and Spelling