Spelling difficulties amongst students with learning disabilities (LD) is a well documented problem. Historically, spelling has received less attention in the LD literature compared to reading instruction; yet, spelling problems in students with LD may be more severe than reading disabilities and have proved more difficult to remediate.
The only adult online screening test for dyslexia that measures performance rather than general checklists. Find out if you are dyslexic in just a few minutes! Developed by a team of university academics and highly experienced psychologists who specialise in the field of dyslexia. This test uses one of the largest data samples collected, to ensure you get the highest accuracy.
Dyslexia Action is a national charity and the UK's leading provider of services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.
We are specialists in assessment and tuition, and the largest supplier of teacher training in this field. Our services are available from 26 centres around the country.
Many teachers, parents, and teaching assistants find themselves responsible for the education or support of a dyslexic child or teenager but do not feel equippped with the skills, information and strategies to help. Our new distance learning multi-media course provides practical training in how to teach a child who is, or may be, dyslexic, either in school or at home.
Here you will find a comprehensive and evidence-based guide to teaching dyslexic children at home. The site includes plenty of practical advice, useful not just for the parents of dyslexic children but for any parent (or grandparent) whose children, schooled or otherwise, need help with the basics of the three Rs; reading, writing and arithmetic. Home tutors and the parents of children with school phobia /school refusal may also find the content useful.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the nation -- founded in 1949 in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a distinguished neurologist.
Ever since the early 1970's, Dr. Harold Levinson's groundbreaking research has continued to demonstrate that the symptoms of dyslexia or Learning Disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and related Phobic symptoms are due to a simple signal-scrambling disturbance of inner-ear (cerebellar-vestibular) origin.
The Michigan Dyslexia Institute, Inc. (MDI) is a nonprofit organization serving children and adults with dyslexia. We envision a new world for children and adults with dyslexia: a world in which they feel good about themselves and look forward to the future with hope and confidence; a world in which they receive the kind of instruction they need, in a nurturing environment; a world in which they are understood and encouraged to develop their potential; and a world in which they can participate fully in the workplace and in their communities. MDI is committed to bringing about this new world.