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Learning Disabilities

Where to Go for HelpIn The United States

  • AVKO Educational Research Foundation 3084 West Willard Road, Suite P Clio, MI 48420–7801
    (810) 686-9283
    Web site: http://www.iser.com/AVKO.html
    e-mail: DonMcCabe@aol.com
  • Will answer questions related to dyslexia and/or learning disabilities via telephone, fax, or e-mail. Provides tutoring and training for parents, teachers, and community volunteers. Publishes a variety of inexpensive materials for students with learning disabilities. Examples: Sequential Spelling, Improving Spelling via Keyboarding, and The Proper Editing of Notes: The Key to Successful Learning.
  • Council for Exceptional Children 1920 Association Drive Reston, VA 20191
    (888) CEC-SPED
    Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org
  • An international professional association of special educators with an active program to improve learning for people with special needs. Many books and materials. Web pages updated weekly with current news about special education.
  • International Dyslexia Association 8600 LaSalle Road, Chester Building, Suite 382 Baltimore, MD 21286–2044
    (800) ABCD-123
    Web site: http://www.interdys.org
  • Offers information and resources on dyslexia.
  • Learning Disabilities Association ( LDA ) 4156 Library Road Pittsburgh, PA 15234
    (412) 341-1515
    Web site: http://www.ldantl.org
    e-mail: ldantl@usaor.net
  • Offers basic information on learning disabilities and has large numbers of books, pamphlets, and videos for sale and rent.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities 381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401 New York, NY 10016
    (888) 575-7373
    (212) 545-7510
    Web site: http://www.ncld.org
  • Nonprofit organization provides resources and information on learning disabilities.

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