Resources

Here are some links to help you find more information about dyslexia and available support services.

The International Dyslexia Association offers a list of resources for teachers and professionals as well as general information for people who have dyslexia and parents of dyslexic children.

The International Dyslexia Association Washington State Branch offers a list of resources for Washington  residents.

The Institute for Multi-Sensory Education is dedicated to training teachers in the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading.

Understood.org offers information about state-of-the-art technology, personalized resources, free daily access to experts, a secure online community, practical tips and more. 

Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz is a research-based book about how the brain works and what can help dyslexic students.

The author is a neuroscientist, a professor of pediatrics at Yale, and codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention.

This book offers an in-depth look at the complexities of dyslexia, and offers practical suggestions for activities and resources to help a dyslexic child.

To Read or Not to Read by Daphne Hurford is by a former journalist who now works as a reading specialist. It includes anecdotes and specific examples of techniques that can help dyslexic students.

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens by Benedict Carey, a science reporter who sifts through decades of education research and landmark studies to uncover insights about how our brains absorb and retain information.

While this book does not specifically discuss dyslexia, it does provide some ideas for enhancing the learning process.