Useful links related to learning differences

  • LD Online
    http://www.ldonline.com/
    Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals. Great general information site.

  • ABC’s of LD/ADD
    http://www.ldonline.org/abcs_info/articles-info.html
    Very informative LD Online site that gives definitions/descriptions of the different types of learning disabilities, there is a general and an in-depth area for learning disabilities.
  • Schwab Learning
    http://www.schwablearning.org
    A Parent’s Guide to Helping Kids with Learning Differences
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
    http://www.ldanatl.org/
    National non-profit membership organization, with state and local chapters, that conducts an annual conference and offers information and various publications.
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CH.A.D.D.)
    http://chadd.org/
    Through family support and advocacy, public and professional education and encouragement of scientific research, CH.A.D.D. works to ensure that those with ADD reach their inherent potential. Local chapters hold regular meetings providing support and information.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
    http://www.ncld.org/
    NCLD seeks to raise public awareness and understanding, furnish national information and referrals, and arrange educational programs and legislative advocacy. NCLD provides educational tools to heighten understanding of learning disabilities, including the annual publications called 'Their World,' quarterly newsletters, informative articles, specific state-by-state resource listings and informative videos regarding learning disabilities.
  • Parents Engaged In Education Reform (P.E.E.R.)
    http://www.fcsn.org/peer/ess/esshome.html
    Promoting educational opportunities for all students, a special project of the Federation for Children with Special Needs. This site contains valuable information pertaining to the legislation that impacts learning disabilities.

Note: A listing on this page should not be considered an endorsement by Lynn University. Information contained on these pages is intended to increase understanding of learning disabilities; it does not recommend or endorse specific products, programs or courses of action.