DRRI: Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder

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Discussion Lists

ADDvocate contains multiple message boards for people with ADD and their families.

Autism Collaboration Funding and research initiatives are determined by parent advocacy organizations who are part of the Autism Collaboration and elect to participate in the initiative.

Autistic Society provides discussion boards to unite parents, families, friends, and people with Autism.

Coalition of Special Education Parents (COSEP) is a discussion group focused on the pre-school, elementary, and secondary education of children with special needs, particularly those who qualify for individualized programs and services under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Dyslexiaclub is for the discussion of dyslexia and related topics.

Dyspraxia is a way for adults who have dyspraxia and related conditions to get in touch. Share your stories.

Gifted_but_learning_disabled is for discussion of issues in education for students who have been identified as gifted or who have gifted potential but who also have learning disabilities which interfere with learning. Education law, teaching strategies, IEP, Section 504, and any other issues relating to this topic are the issues that are being discussed.

World Wide Web

About.com ADD site
Glossary of terms, resources, articles, and information about ADD.

Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
ADDA provides teleclasses, support groups, and networking opportunities for adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD).

Attention Deficit Disorder Resources
Offers resources including a bookstore, library, newsletters, and information about events in the Puget Sound.

ADDvance Site
Provides information for teens, adults, and professionals with ADD/ADHD.

Autism Today
Information and resources on autism and Asperger's syndrome.

Born to Explore: The other side of ADD/ADHD
Explores the many possible sources of ADD-like behaviors, including natural temperament traits, diet, and other factors.

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders (CHADD)
CHADD is a national, non-profit organization providing education, advocacy, and support for individuals with AD/HD with local chapters throughout the US.

Dyslexia My Life
Information and advice on dyslexia and learning disabilities.

Family Village
Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media, and literature.

Foundation for People With Learning Disabilities
Research and development of projects that promote social inclusion and citizenship, support local communities, and provide services that include people with learning disabilities.

Healthline ADD and ADHD Learning Center
Basic information on ADD and ADHD: diagnosis, warning signs, and tools for success.

International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Information for individuals with dyslexia, including an online store, research, and forums.

LD Online
Features hundreds of helpful articles, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children's writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, active forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals, schools, and products about learning disabilities and AD/HD.

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
LDA provides cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources.

Learning Disabilities Research and Training Center's National Informational Resource Guide
Guide of organizations, centers, and sources of information developed for and about adolescents in transition as well as adults with learning disabilities and attention disorders.

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
NCLD provides essential information to parents, professionals, and individuals with learning disabilities; promotes research and programs to foster effective learning; and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.

A Parent's Guide to Understanding and Helping Kids with Learning Disabilities
Online publications, research, glossary, and message boards for parents with children who have learning disabilities.

World of Dyslexia
Resources for teachers, classroom assistants, parents, and students regarding Dyslexia.