useful resources

Websites

International Dyslexia Association Fact Sheets about dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD; dyslexia advocacy, suggested readings for parents and teachers.
www.eida.org  

The Learning Disabilities Association of America – Information and resources.
www.ldaamerica.org  

The Academy of Orton‐Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (Official OG site) ‐
Information about OG Approach, Directory of training programs, certified tutors and schools.
www.ortonacademy.org  

Information about learning to read, helping struggling readers. Book Lists.
www.readingrockets.org  

Information about dyslexia, intervention.
www.BrightSolutions.us  

(Formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic) Audio Textbooks.
www.learningally.org  

Free audio book service for those who qualify w/ reading disability.
www.statelibrary.sc.gov  

Multisensory language instruction program for classroom teachers.
www.projectread.com 

Richland Library – Books on dyslexia for children and adults. Materials & workshops for teaching beginning & struggling readers.
www.richlandlibrary.com  

Sandhills School, An Accredited Orton‐Gillingham School, & Training Facility
www.sandhillsschool.org  

Multisensory games following the OG sequence
www.moosematerials.com 

 

Books

Readiness for Reading
Beth Moore, 2017.

A Guide to Helping Your Child at Home
Diana Hanbury King, WVC Ed., 2015.  

Basic Facts About Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems
Louisa Cook Moats, Karen Daken, The International Dyslexia Association, 2008.

Straight Talk About Reading: How parents can make a difference during the early years
Susan Hall & Louisa C. Moats, McGraw Hill, 2006.

Recipe for Reading Intervention Strategies for Struggling Readers
Frances Bloom & Nina Traub, EPS, 2005.

Overcoming Dyslexia
Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Vintage, 2003.

Wrightsaw: From Emotions to Advocacy
Pam Wright & Pete Wright, 2006

For Educators & Administrators:

Dyslexia in the Classroom - What Every Teacher Needs to Know International Dyslexia Association Handbook

Knowledge & Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading
International Dyslexia Association Professional Standards & Practices Committee