Learning Differences

  • ABC’s of LD/ADD http://www.ldonline.org/abcs_info/articles-info.html  Very informative LD Online site that gives definitions/descriptions of the different types of learning disabilities, there is a general and an in-depth area for learning disabilities.

  • American-Speech Language Hearing Association http://www.asha.org/

  • Asperger’s Association of New England http://www.aane.org/

  • Autism Resources http://www.autism-resources.com/

  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CH.A.D.D.) http://chadd.org/  Through family support and advocacy, public and professional education and encouragement of scientific research, CH.A.D.D. works to ensure that those with ADD reach their inherent potential. Local chapters hold regular meetings providing support and information.

  • Federation for Children with Special Needs http://fcsn.org/

  • LD Online http://www.ldonline.com/   Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals. Great general information site.

  • Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) http://www.ldanatl.org/  National non-profit membership organization, with state and local chapters, that conducts an annual conference and offers information and various publications.

  • MassPac Advocate Resource List http://www.spanmass.org/

  • National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) http://www.ncld.org/  NCLD seeks to raise public awareness and understanding, furnish national information and referrals, and arrange educational programs and legislative advocacy. NCLD provides educational tools to heighten understanding of learning disabilities, including the annual publications called ‘Their World,’ quarterly newsletters, informative articles, specific state-by-state resource listings and informative videos regarding learning disabilities.

  • Parents Engaged In Education Reform (P.E.E.R.) http://www.fcsn.org/peer/ess/esshome.html  Promoting educational opportunities for all students, a special project of the Federation for Children with Special Needs. This site contains valuable information pertaining to the legislation that impacts learning disabilities

  • Schwab Learning http://www.schwablearning.org  A Parent’s Guide to Helping Kids with Learning Differences

  • Wright’s Law Special Education Law and Resources http://wrightslaw.com/

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