Sorting through the wealth of online information on learning disabilities can be a daunting task. What's worth reading, and what's a waste of time? Start with this recommended list of resources to find the information you need to understand and help your child.
On this Parenting Special Needs Site
There are lots of articles on this site of interest to parents of children with learning disabilities, but these three will give you a good place to begin.
From the About.com guide to Learning Disabilities
Ann Logsdon, the About.com guide to Learning Disabilities, has loads of information for parents of children with learning disabilities. Start with these three sections.
From the About.com guide to Special Education
Sue Watson, the About.com guide to Special Education, also has material on helping students with learning disabilities in school. Start with these three articles.
Just the facts
These reference sites give good overviews of learning disability diagnosis and treatment.
These sites focus exclusively on learning disabilities and styles, and offer articles and other resources for parents and families.
Learning disability organizations
These organizations offer information, services and support to individuals with learning disabilities and their families.
Sites for kids
Written for children and adolescents, these sites can help you explain learning disabilities to your child, or your child's friends and classmates.
Find tools to help you work with your learning disabled child on these pages.