Support & Resources
This website provides information on colleges and universities that offer scholarships for students with learning disabilities.
The International Dyslexia Association
Chester Building, Suite 382
8600 LaSalle Road
Baltimore, MD 21286-2044
Tel: (410) 296-0232, Toll-free: (800) ABCD123
Furnishes information and referral services to children with dyslexia and to their families regarding diagnosis and tutoring, schools, effective teaching methods, recent research, and assistive technologies. It conducts conferences, seminars, and support groups.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234
Tel: (412) 341-1515
Offers parents access to support groups and educational meetings; works directly with the schools to better serve children with learning disabilities; and teaches parents how to advocate on behalf of their children. Members receive Newsbriefs, its national newsletter, published six times a year.
Medline Plus - Learning Disorders
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 545-7510, Toll-free: (888) 575-7373
Provides information on learning disabilities and resources, including local referrals to schools, clinics, camps, colleges, and parent-support groups. It offers outreach and education through seminars, a magazine, newsletters, and a video kit. Every Child is Learning is a program to help preschool teachers and parents recognize warning signs of learning disabilities.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
MSC 2425, Building 31, Room 2A32
Bethesda, MD 20892-2425
Tel: (800) 370-2943
This federal government agency conducts and supports research to maintain the health of children, adults, families, and populations. It has a program to investigate learning disorders and a publication on reading disability entitled Why Children Succeed or Fail at Reading.
Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association
2446 Albany Avenue
West Hartford , CT 06117
Tel: (800) 570-0217