Dyslexia Resources

Click the desired link below and you'll be redirected to a variety of online Dyslexia resources and information!

Accommodations for Students with Dyslexia

"The purpose of accommodations is to ensure equal access to the full school experience for students with dyslexia or other learning disabilities (e.g., providing extended exam time for a student who has slow processing speed affecting academic fluency)." -International Dyslexia Association

Advocating for Students with Dyslexia in the Public Schools

Great information on preparing to advocate for you child, the IEP and 504 process and practical tips on what to expect!

Dyslexia and the Brain

Here you'll find information about how dyslexia actually LOOKS in the brain. Children with dyslexia use a physiological different process in the brain when reading, writing and spelling.

Structured Literacy: Effective Instruction for Students with Dyslexia

Structured literacy (SL) is the most effective approach for students who experience unusual difficulty learning to read and spell. You may also know this as the term Orton Gillingham.
Structured Literacy includes the content and HOW the content is taught to students. There are multiple reading programs that are based on structured literacy principle. Be sure you educate yourself on what a program like this will look like when selecting a provider for your child.

Dyslexia Assessment: 

What is it and how can it help?

For many families, diagnosis is the first step in their journey. Click the button to learn more about the components of assessments, the kind of practitioner to look for and what to expect.

List of Organizations Focused on Reading

Click the button to find out more information about specific organizations focused on reading. These range from government to private organizations to  This is a great page that will unlock even more resources for you!

 

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