Top 5 Websites for Dyslexia Awareness
- The International Dyslexia Association: (https://dyslexiaida.org/)
The IDA is your go-to site for everything about dyslexia, professional development opportunities, conferences, and finding a directory of trained professionals to assist children with dyslexia. If you join as a member, they will mail you a fantastic magazine subscription that comes out several times a year.
2. Made by Dyslexia:
3. The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: (http://dyslexia.yale.edu/)
You may or may not know the ground-breaking book, Overcoming Dyslexia was written by Yale professor, Dr. Sally Shaywitz. As Yale’s continued commitment to educating the families and educators about dyslexia, Yale has lots of fact sheets and well as updates on dyslexia legislation.
4. Dyslexia Help University of Michigan: (http://dyslexiahelp.umich.edu/)
“Our goal is to help individuals with dyslexia, as well as parents, employers, and professionals of all kinds who have the privilege to work with dyslexics gain new understandings about dyslexia and language disability, including current research findings and how to design intervention contexts based on best practices.” This site is extremely comprehensive. Be sure to check out the FAQs, as well as the Tools section.