Here are some helpful links from other educational organizations. From more information on learning differences like dyslexia and ADHD to tactics to improve executive functioning skills, these resources will help you bolster your knowledge on all things education and help you guide your student to success.
Neuhaus Education Center’s mission is to promote reading success by providing evidence-based professional learning to educators, information and resources to parents, and direct services to adult learners.
ADDA-SR’s mission is to provide a resource network, support individuals impacted by ADHD and related conditions and to advocate for the development of community resources.
IDA facilitates and disseminates research-based knowledge as to the causes and early identification of dyslexia and other related learning difficulties; and to promote the use of Structured Literacy for teaching reading and written expression.
Understood.org’s goal is to help the millions of parents whose children, ages 3–20, are struggling with learning and attention issues. We want to empower them to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving.
ADDitude’s mission is to be your trusted advisor, an unwavering source of understanding and guidance along the path to wellness. Since 1998, millions of parents and adults have trusted ADDitude’s expert guidance and support for living better with ADHD and its related mental health conditions.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) was founded in 1987 in response to the frustration and sense of isolation experienced by parents and their children with ADHD. CHADD believes in improving the lives of people affected by ADHD.
The mission of the Learning Disabilities Association of Texas, is to create an environment that supports, informs and empowers individuals with learning disabilities throughout their lifespan.
The Texas Center for Learning Disabilities (TCLD) conducts research that leads to a more comprehensive understanding of the following:
- Reliable and valid classifications of learning disabilities, with direct implications for identification of students with significant reading disabilities, including models that incorporate response to intervention (RTI; Project 1)
- The role of executive functions and attention in reading comprehension and other academic skills (Project 2)
- Effective interventions for English language learners with intractable reading difficulties (Project 3)
- The neural correlates of reading disabilities in children (Project 4)
- Genetic factors related to inadequate instructional response (Project 5)
This center supports research that leads to a more comprehensive classification of LD, a more integrated understanding of intervention for children with reading problems, and important cross-discipline insights into the nature of LD. Currently, this research takes the form of four projects to be conducted over the next five years.
The Center on the Developing Child is a multidisciplinary team committed to driving science-based innovation in policy and practice. Above all, we are working hard to create innovation-friendly environments in which practitioners, researchers, policymakers, parents, and investors can come together to test new ideas, engage in active learning, and solve complex problems.