Additional Resources

Links to other websites about dyslexia

International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDAA)
The Dyslexia Foundation
The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation
The International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC)
Academic Language Therapy Association

Also see:

www.ldonline.org a website on learning disabilities for parents, teachers and other professional, a service of WETA, public television in Washington, DC
www.proactiveparent.com a site by parents for parents offering information to help advocate for your child

Books: General Audience

About Dyslexia: Unraveling the Myth by Priscilla Vail (1990). Rosemont, NJ: Modern Learning Press.

Keeping A Head in School: A Student's Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders by Mel Levine (1990). Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Service.

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shawitz (2003). New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Reversals: A Personal Account of Victory Over Dyslexia by Eileen Simpson (1979). Boston: Houghton Mifflin.

Straight Talk about Reading by Susan Hall and Louisa Moats (1999). Chicago: Contemporary Books.

The Orton Emeritus Series. Baltimore, MD: International Dyslexia Association.

The Teacher Who Couldn't Read by John Corcoran (1994). Colorado Springs, CO: Focus on the Family Publishing.

Books: Educators and Researchers

Dyslexia: Theory and Practice of Remedial Instruction by Diana Brewster and Joanna Uhry (1995). Baltimore, MD: York Press.

Language Tool Kit by Paula Rome and Jean Osman (1993). Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Service.

Many Faces of Dyslexia by Margaret Rawson (1988). Baltimore, MD: International Dyslexia Association.

Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills edited by Judith Birsh (1999). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., Inc.

The Gillingham Manual: Remedial Training for Children with Specific Disability in Reading, Spelling and Penmanship (8th Edition) by Anna Gillingham and Bessie Stillman. Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Service.

Thinking and Learning About Print: A Summary by Marilyn Adams (1990). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press