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|Adolescents and Adults with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders|
Large listing of organizations, consumer groups, government sites and adult literacy. A few have WWW links, but all have phone numbers and address.
|Bridges to Practice|
Designed to help teachers, social workers, employment counselors, job coaches, and service agency personnel recognize learning disabilities, implement a screening process, and know what to do when an adult has been diagnosed. Training materials available for use online and for download to provide better service to adults with learning disabilities.
|Childhood Learning Disabilities|
Offers details about the types of childhood learning disabilities, causes, diagnostics, treatment, and coping methods for families.
Child neuropsychologist, Bo Jorgensen, offers information on learning disabilities, in particular dyslexia, dysphasia and dyscalculia. Provides definitions, symptomology, the basis and remediation suggestions.
|Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities|
Provides information about issues affecting the lives of people with learning disabilities, publications, workshops, conferences, and funds research and service projects.
|Keep Kids Healthy - Guide to School Performance|
A discussion of school performance problems in adolescents, including ADHD, learning disabilities, motivation, school strategies.
Interactive guide to learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and children. Articles, research, chat rooms, forums, newsletter, audio clips, calendar, store, ask the expert, resources, Kid Zone, personal essays, and a good search feature.
|LD Pride Online|
An online community for youth and adults with learning disabilities including Attention Deficit Disorder.
Information sheet compiled by NINDS, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Brochure from NIMH. In-depth look at Learning Disability types, causes, diagnostic procedures, education, medication, how families cope, governmental regulations, resources, and hope for the person with LD.