A select listing of organizations that offer reliable information about learning disabilities and ADHD for parents, educators, adults and professionals.
ADDA provides information, resources and networking opportunities to help adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD).
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) provides education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.
International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them.
Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic), provides information on over 80,000 recorded textbooks and other classroom materials, from 4th grade through postgraduate levels, available for loan. Individuals with learning disabilities are eligible to participate but must complete the certification requirements.
LD OnLine offers information for parents, teachers, and other interested professionals in the areas of learning disabilities, legal issues, current research, instructional strategies, and personal stories.
National Association for the Education of African American Children with Learning Disabilities includes information and resources provided by an established network of individuals and organizations experienced in minority research and special education. It also provides a parent resource network and publications for teachers, parents, and others.
National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) seeks to raise public awareness and understanding, furnish national information and referrals, and arrange educational programs and legislative advocacy.
National Coalition on Auditory Processing Disorders, Inc (NCAPD) includes a state-by-state referral network.
National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD) Founded in 1975, the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD) is a national committee of representatives of organizations committed to the education and welfare of individuals with learning disabilities.
ReadingRockets.org provides detailed information about learning to read and strategies for supporting struggling readers at home, at school, and in the community. It offers news, practical information, expert advice, and resources for parents, teachers, tutors, child care providers, and policy makers.
SmartKidswithLD.org is the website of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to providing support to parents of children with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit disorders.
Special Education Guide is a resource for mastering the terminology, procedures and best practices in special education.