Resources for Parents
Information on Reading and Dyslexia
- I-LABS Outreach Module library: Foundations of Literacy and Development of Literacy
- Washington State Dyslexia Resource Guide
- Children’s Health Council provides “community education” events as well as online resources.
- Essentials of Early Literacy Instruction from the National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Florida Center for Reading Research
- Dyslexic Advantage has some information and does great work to deal with the stigma surrounding dyslexia.
- Children of the Code has a variety of resources including videos of interviews with researchers in the field of reading/dyslexia.
- Decoding Dyslexia is a parent-run, grass-roots movement around dyslexia.
- You Need to /r/ /ee/ /d/ to Read is an article reminding skilled reading adults what it means to learn to read.
Dyslexia Evaluation and Coaching
- Children’s Health Council provides evaluation and coaching through their Clinical Services department and Community Clinic (for families who need financial assistance).
Dyslexia Intervention Programs
- Children’s Health Council‘s Sand Hill School is for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences.
- What Works Clearinghouse Useful if you are looking into a program and wondering if it has quality research backing it
- Student Center Activities from the Florida Center for Reading Research
- Read Naturally
- Raz Kids
- Reading Rockets
- Wired for Reading is an option for individualized tutoring. Children have given great reviews. (Seattle specific)
- Reading Partners
- Lindamood-Bell Learning Center
- Proust & the Squid, by Maryanne Wolf
- Reading in the Brain, by Stanislas Dehaene
- Language at the Speed of Sight, by Mark Seidenberg
- Overcoming Dyslexia, by Sally Shaywitz
- Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century, by Maryanne Wolf