Learning Disabilities

LEARNING DISABILITIES

PARENTS

Hultquist, A. An Introduction to Dyslexia for Parents and Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2006.

Shaywitz, S. Overcoming Dyslexia.  New York, NY. Vintage, 2003.

Levine, M. A Mind At A Time. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003.

Nosek, K. The Dyslexic Scholar. Dallas, TX, Taylor Publishing, 1995.

Reid, G.  Dyslexia: A Complete Guide for Parents. New York, NY, Wiley, 2004.

Stewart, K. Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Syndrome. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger, 2002

CHILDREN

Stern, J. & Ben-Ami, U.  Many Ways to Learn: Young People’s Guide to Learning Disabilities. Washington, DC,  Magination, 1996.

Levine, M. All Kinds of Minds: A Young Student’s Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders. Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing, 1992.

Levine, M. Keeping Ahead in School: A Student’s Book about Learning Abilities and Learning Disorders. Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing, 1990.

Fisher, G. & Cummings, R. The Survival Guide for Kids with LD. Minneapolis, MN, Free Spirit, 2002

Cummings, R., Fisher, G. & Espeland, P. The School Survival Guide for Kids with LD. Minneapolis, MN, Free Spirit, 1991.

TEACHERS

General

Levine, M. Educational Care: A System for Understanding and Helping Children with Learning Problems at Home and School (2nd Ed.). Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing, 2001
Harwell, J. Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook: Ready-to-Use Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities. New York, Jossey-Bass, 2001.

Shore, K. Special Kids Problem Solver: Ready-to-Use Interventions for Helping Students with Academic, Behavioral, and Physical Problems. New York, NY, Prentice-Hall, 1998.

Harwell, J. Complete Learning Disabilities Handbook (2nd Ed.) New York, NY, 2001.

Winebrenner. S. Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in the Regular Classroom. Minneapolis, MN, Free Spirit, 1996.

Dysgraphia

Richards, R. (1999). Strategies for Dealing with Dysgraphia.  Available at www.ldonline.org/article/5890

Jones, S. (1999). Dysgraphia Accommodations and Modifications. Available at www.ldonline.org/article/6202

Graham, S. & Harris, K. Writing Better: Effective Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning Difficulties. Baltimore, MD, Brookes, 2005.

Dyslexia/Reading Disabilties

Higgins, J., McConnell, K, Patton, J., & Ryser, G. Practical Ideas that Really Work for Students with Dyslexia and Other Reading Disorders. Austin, TX, PRO-ED, 2003.

Math Disabilities Cooper, R. Alternative Math Techniques:  When Nothing Else Seems to Work.  Longmont, CO, Sopris West, 2005.

Ryser, G., Patton, J., Polloway, E. & McConnell.  Practical Ideas that Really Work for Teaching Math Problem Solving. Austin, TX, PRO-ED, 2006.

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

Tanguay, P.  Nonverbal Learning Disabilities at School. Philadelphia, PA, Jessica Kingsley, 2002

Thompson, S. The Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders. East Moline, IL, LinguiSystems, 1997.

Thompson, S. (1998). Neurobehavioral Characteristics Seen in the Classroom: Developing an Educational Plan for the Student with NLD.  Available at www.ldonline.org/article/6119

ORGANIZATIONS/WEBSITES

LD OnLine
www.ldonline.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America           
www.ldanatl.org

International Dyslexia Association of America
www.interdys.org

SchwabLearning.org                                                www.schwablearning.org

Reading Rockets                                                            www.readingrockets.org

Kidspiration (Teaching writing, Grades 1-5)           
www.inspiration.org

Inspiration (Teaching writing, Grades 6-12)           
www.inspiration.org

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC): A clearinghouse of math and reading interventions for teachers                                       
www.w-w-c.org

Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association           
www.nlda.org

NLDline (Nonverbal Learning Disorders)
www.nldline.ocm

NLC on the Web (Nonverbal Learning Disorders             www.nldontheweb.org