Neurological in origin, learning disabilities interfere with a person’s ability to store, process, or produce information, and create a “gap” between one’s ability and performance. Individuals with learning disabilities are generally of average or above average intelligence.
Dyslexia Research Institute
Provides information on dyslexia and attention deficit hyper activity disorders (ADHD)
5746 Centerville Road
Tallahasee, FL 32309
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Has information for parents, students and professionals
40 York Road, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21204
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For General Inquiries
Massachusetts Branch of IDA
provides a forum where parents, educators, individuals with dyslexia can share their knowledge
PO Box 562
Lincoln, MA 01773
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
gives support to people with learning disabilities, their parents, teachers and other professionals with cutting edge information on learning disabilities, practical solutions, and a comprehensive network of resources
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
Adults with learning disabilities
Learning Disabilities Worldwide
Our purpose is to identify and support the unrecognized strengths and capabilities of persons with learning disabilities.
PO Box 142
Weston, MA 02493
Comprehensive and informative website about dyscalculia. Dyscalculia is a specific learning disability in mathematics.
International Dyslexia Association
IDA Fact Sheets are convenient, professionally reviewed materials designed to help improve understanding and support advocacy initiatives. Fact Sheets are frequently used to help enrich and supplement IEP meetings, school board discussions and district policy initiatives. Each fact sheet is available in pdf format to download.
Learning through Listening. We are a national non-profit dedicated to helping blind, visually impaired and dyslexic students succeed in education. We now offer the world’s largest collection of human-narrated audio textbooks and literature as well as solutions, support and community for parents, teachers and students.
Internet Special Education Resources
ISER is a nationwide directory of professionals who serve the learning disabilities and special education communities. Helps parents and caregivers find local special education professionals to help with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorder assessment, therapy and advocacy.
The site features hundreds of helpful articles, multimedia, monthly columns by noted experts, first person essays, children’s writing and artwork, a comprehensive resource guide, very active forums, and a Yellow Pages referral directory of professionals, schools, and products.
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission LD/ADHD Task Force
600 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
TAWK (Talking as a Way of Knowing)
Support group for families of children with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD) in MetroWest area of Massachusetts
Fact Sheet last updated on: 1/17/2017