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learning disabilities and add associations
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the dyslexia institute (based in the united kingdom)
ld online resources
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ldinfo web site
this is a great site with extensive ld related links. to find them, follow this link:
search yahoo's learning disability listings.
provides a supportive chat room and bulletin board for parent's of ld children and young adults.
a non-profit corporation providing education, resources and support to children, youth and adults with add/ld.
find out what ld is all about.
order free information about ld, ad(h)d and other disorders.
this site has all sort of information about non-verbal learning disabilities.
this site understands ld pride too!
here's another site that looks at the positive side of learning disabilities!
lot's of tips and good advice for coping with adult dyslexia.
fostering the creativeness inside each adult student who is learning disabled , helping them take proactive steps to become a dynamic learner who faces complex academic and professional challenges.
good information and links about learning disabilities.
here you can connect with other learning disabled people by becoming pen pals through email. to make a connection, just send in some information about yourself or email the people already signed up on the list.
information for professionals and parents about dyspraxia..
the mission of this site is to share resources and assistance for learning, especially about structured, multisensory teaching strategies for people with specific learning disabilities, dyslexia, learning differences, giftedness, and/or attention challenges.
provides adaptive technology devoted to finding solutions for ld/add students.
offers video and software programs to help individuals with dyslexia.
a well organized site with information about dyslexia. the site offers an in-depth explanation of dyslexia and many concrete suggestions to cope reading and writing difficulties.
lot's of links and idea for parents and professionals supporting individuals with special needs.
the web site of additude magazine, the happy, healthy lifestyle magazine for people with add.
this site aims to assist parents and teachers devise a plan of action after ad/hd diagnosis. you will find information about: learning disabilities, learning strategies that work, ritalin, dyslexia, dysgraphia, ad/hd, attention problems, biofeedback, learning styles, visual therapy, hyperactivity, homework, and working with para professionals.
a search engine for everything about attention deficit disorder.
a.d.d. consults offers personal consultations via e-mail to provide psychoeducational information and resources about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
a virtual neighborhood consolidating in one place information and resources relating to attention deficit disorder (a.d.d.), ad/hd and learning disorders (ld)
helps you set goals for your future.
lots of good information for add'ers living in toronto, canada.
a resource for women and girls with attention deficit disorder
this is one heck of a site. very amusing and very pleasing to the eye!
they have add chat and online support groups. also, check out their wide assortment of add personal home page links.
an informative and well organized site with its very own free newsletter called "added attractions".
provides educational and psychological resources and services to adults and adolescents with learning disabilities.
provides diagnostic testing for learning disabilities and add.
offers support services, groups, coaching, individual therapy & evaluations for those with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorder who are adopted or parenting adopted ld/adhd children.
camp kodiak is a residential, summer camp for children and teens with and without learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder located in mississauga, ontario, canada.
duke university adhd program
learning styles & solutions is a full-service clinic for learning disabled children and adults. services such as academic testing, psycho-educational evaluations, language training, occupational therapy, general academic support and organizational and study skills are offered on an individual basis.
marin puzzle people is a non-profit organization supporting adults with learning disabilities located in san rafael, california. services offered by the organization include a complete reference library of books, pamphlets, articles, tapes and videos on learning disabilities, referral services and a calendar of social activities.
allen f. tinkler, an educational consult, helps students with learning disabilities/add evaluate and decide which colleges have the services and programs which will best suit their needs.
excellence in learning disability integration
provides professional assessment and services for children and adolescents with learning disabilities and attention deficits. some of the many services offered include: tutoring, study and organizational skills classes, psychological evaluations, social skills groups, occupational therapy, psychiatric evaluations, and neuropsychological evaluations.
a peer support group for adults 25 years of age or older who have ld/add located in new york, america
provincial psychological services
a support/social group for youth and adults with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorder to share their thoughts, idea's, frustrations and get the support they need. the main purpose of the group is to provide peer support while also providing a means for social connection and information sharing.
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news letter about living with add, hosted by the living with add website.
for adults who are add/ adhd and who are looking for others to discuss the special needs associated with our disability. contrary to past thinking, add and adhd are not outgrown in childhood, but are carried on into adulthood. this list is for add and adhd adults (often referred to as "addults") to discuss issues about medication, employment, relationships, finances, addictions, etc, and for those newly diagnosed addults who are looking for others like themselves to discuss the special needs associated with being an add or adhd adult.
this is a list for women with attention deficit disorder, both with and without hyperactivity. many women with add have different issues than men; women are considered responsible for household organization and often carry primary responsibility for child-rearing. this can be especially challenging, considering the high possibility of an add woman having add children. participants can exchange tips, coping strategies and other information for dealing with their own add, as well as providing general support for one another. our focus is on ourselves as individuals and women with add/adhd in a non-add/adhd world. this is not a parenting or children's issues list.
a place for women with add to give and receive advice, support, & encouragement along each step of their addmirable journey.
this site is book store specializing in books about disability. here, you will find a whole host of books about learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, and many other disabilities which you can buy online. perhaps the best thing about purchasing books here is that 10% of the sale goes to helping ld pride online continue to serve you!
myrna orenstein's book, smart but stuck, follows the journeys of people who found ways to successfully live with their learning disabilities. it is one of the few books about learning disabilities which explores the emotional toll of having this disability and offers guidance to therapists to help them work with such individuals.
hanging by a twig -
by carol wren, with psychotherapeutic commentary by jay einhorn.
this book is designed for psychotherapists and counselors who work with ld/add adults. the book looks at the the unique emotional issues faced by ld/add adults and provides guidelines for assessment and treatment. it uses real life stories of adults with ld/add to reveal the inner anger, depression and anxiety they experience.
here you will find four online booklets edited by carol t. wren, ph.d. you can read them on the web for free or buy yourself a copy. the booklets are geared to adult issues pertaining to learning disabilities. they include "treatment practices for adult patients with learning disabilities: the patient's perspective", " college students with learning disabilities: a student's perspective", college and the high school student with learning disabilities: the student's perspective", and learning disabilities, graduate school, and careers: the student's perspective".
here you will find hundreds of books on learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder including books on adult issues!
books include "no easy answers", "succeeding against the odds: how the learning
provides support for parents with children who have a host of challenging disorders including add, anger control issue, etc.
site for people with autism. contains information about autism, a daily living guide, a discussion forum, and even autistic pride virtual greeting cards!
autism network international (ani)
university students with autism and asperger's syndrome
contains in-depth information about hyperlexia, strategies for coping with everyday problems, and real life stories written by people who have hyperlexia.
this site will tell you everything you need to know about what hyperlexia is, what can be done to help people with hyperlexia and where to get help.
fetal alcohol syndrome assistance and training organization
this site puts a face to this hidden disability. it contains a wide assortment of information about fas and its emotional and social affects.
the following web sites are by and for ld/add or deaf-ld youth and adults:
if you are an ld/ add or deaf-ld youth or adult with your own site you can help build our online community by emailing me the address of your site which i may add to this list.
jenny burm's experiences with dyslexia
william - the artist
lisa marti's tells us her story of being diagnosed with nld. she provides her site as a online resource for people with nld and others involved in the field to share their experiences, support one another and gain information and resources. a bulletin board is included on the site in order to facilitate this process.
as a gifted artist and ld adult matt is sure to heighten your sense of ld pride!
mahal and her mom have put this delightful site together to study the lives of successful people with dyslexia. you can read about the lives of such people as ennis cosby, cher, lindsay wagner, thomas edison and others...
find out what richard evans, an ld/dyslexic adult, is doing to help promote more awareness of learning disabilities. then read richards own true story of having ld.
as a young person jason has developed his site for other ld youth. let him show you his fantastic web design skills while he shares his ld experience, and provides you with some great information.
let jeff tell you his story about living with add and learning disabilities.
girard sag miller has written his own book about his experiences with dyslexia. his site is very beautifully designed with a wealth of information.
dyslexic teens speak out about what it is like.
archie shares his story of being an adult dyslexic. he is now doing great things for the ld community through the establishment of a new national adult learner organization.
this site has an extremely active mailing list for you to join.
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deaf entertainment - got any more?
well that's all folks. we hope it helps.