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ADD Association
ADHD Information - National Institute of Mental Health
ADHD Characteristics
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
One ADD Place - resource collection

Driven To Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell and John J. Ratey



Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World: Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child by Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons


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   What is Dyslexia?


International Dyslexia Association:  

Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability. Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, which result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. Students with dyslexia usually experience difficulties with other language skills such as spelling, writing, and pronouncing words.

National Institute of Health:

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.

     Dyslexia is not related to intelligence.  In fact, many intellectually 
     gifted and creatively talented children suffer from dyslexia.
Dyslexia Foundation
International Dyslexia Association
Learning Ally (formerly Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic)
Decoding Dyslexa - Central Oregon Chapter

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz. M.D.


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Assistive Technology
Note Taking: Sonocent Audio Notetaker
Note Taking: Livescribe Pulse Smart Pen
Learning Ally (formerly Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic)
Listening - Assistive Technology Tools
Reading - Assistive Technology Tools
Writing - Assistive Technology Tools
Organization and Memory - Assistive Technology Tools
Math - Assistive Technology Tools
Considerations when Evaluating Assistive Technology Products
Oregon Technology Access Program -Training, Equipment Loans, & Resources
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Learning Disabilities - Information
Language Based Learning Disabilities
Relationship between Language & Learning Disabilities
Dyscalculia - Math Learning Disability
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Disabilities Online
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Council for Exceptional Children

A Mind at a Time by Mel Levine

Also see: All Kinds of Minds - website by Mel Levine

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Gifted Children with Learning Challenges
Gifted and Learning Disabled: Twice Exceptional Students
National Association for Gifted Children
Uniquely Gifted - Resources for Gifted Children with Special Needs
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Local Resources for Families
Decoding Dyslexa - Central Oregon Chapter
Healthy Beginnings - Free 0-5 Screenings
Horizon Family Solutions - Educational consulting services
FACT Oregon - Information/Advocacy for parents of disabled children
Diane Frost Wiscarson, P.C.- Special Education Law and Advocacy
OR Homeschooling Laws for Children with Disabilities
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Reading and Literacy
National Reading Panel
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Speech-Language Disorders and Delays
American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
Stuttering Foundation of America
Word Finding Difficulties
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American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA):  About Stroke
American Stroke Association
National Stroke Association
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke:  Stroke
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Traumatic Brain Injury
American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)  About TBI
Brain Injury Association of America
Brain Injury Alliance of Oregon
Brain Injury Resource Center
National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke:  TBI
CDC: Traumatic Brain Injury Prevention and Control
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