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A rich collection of resources on the World Wide Web is available to those who wish to know more about learning disabilities and about resources and accommodations for students with learning disabilities. The following Web sites provide a good start.

Academic Accommodations for Students with Learning Disabilities
Specific strategies for working with students who have learning disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/accomm_ld.html

Access Unlimited
Various links regarding learning disability and other disability-related resources.
http://www.accessunlimited.com/

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
International organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities through training programs, workshops, publications, and conferences.
http://www.ahead.org/

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD)
Working closely with leaders in the field of AD/HD research, diagnosis and treatment, CHADD works to improve the lives of people with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder through education, advocacy and support.
http://chadd.org/

Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD)
Professionals representing diverse disciplines who are committed to the development of individuals with learning disabilities. Information on conferences, advocacy, research and teaching tips.
http://www.cldinternational.org/

Disabilities, Teaching Strategies, and Resources
Inclusion in science education for students with disabilities.
http://www.as.wvu.edu/~scidis/sitemap.html

Disability-Related Resources on the Internet
A comprehensive list of Web sites and discussion lists related to disability.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/DRR/

The Faculty Room Knowledge Base
A searchable collection of questions and answers, case studies, and promising practices of interest to postsecondary faculty members.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/kb.html

Inspiration Software
A publisher of visual thinking and learning tools for K-12 education.
http://www.inspiration.com/

International Dyslexia Association
General information, branch services, membership, conferences and seminars, bookstore and bulletin boards.
http://www.interdys.org/

L&H Kurzweil 3000
Developer of reading technology for people who are blind and for people with reading difficulties.
http://www.lhsl.com/education/

Learning Ally
Educational library with thousands of titles of taped textbooks, reference and professional materials for people who cannot read standard print because of a disability.
http://www.learningally.org/

Learning Disabilities Online in Depth
Information on topics within the area of learning disabilities.
http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/resource-guide.html

Learning Disabilities Association of America
General information on learning disabilities; services, resources, membership, products.
http://www.ldanatl.org/

Learning Disabilities Center
Information, services and resources provided through the University of Georgia.
http://www.coe.uga.edu/ldcenter/

Lotus Organizer
A personal information manager.
http://www.lotus.com/products/product2.nsf/wdocs/orghome/

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)
Educational programs, seminars, and workshops, public awareness campaigns and advocating for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities.
http://www.ncld.org/

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill teaching for inclusion for learning disabled students
Resource on learning disabilities.
http://www.unc.edu/depts/ctl/tfi14.html

Working Together: Computers and People with Learning Disabilities
Video presentation and publication featuring computer-based tools and strategies for students with learning disabilities.
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Video/wt_learn.html

Yak-Yak Software
Software that assists with phonetic spelling.
http://www.yak-yak.com/