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Information About Dyslexia

Thank you for visiting this site to learn more about dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. These resources are recommended by the HRS Learning Center -- a dyslexia resource hub for students, families, educators, and other community members. The HRS Learning Center also serves as a community outreach arm of Hamlin Robinson School. (Click the blue headings to link to these resources.)

International Dyslexia Association
Fact Sheets and other resources from the International Dyslexia Association.

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
A leading source for research and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.

Understood
A resource site dedicated to learning and attention issues, including specific resources dedicated to dyslexia.

DyslexiaHelp (University of Michigan)
Tips, ideas, activities, materials, website links, and other resources related to dyslexia.

WABIDA
The Washington Branch of the International Dyslexia Association provides well organized information and resources, including referrals for evaluative testing and student assessments.

Washington State Dyslexia Resource Guide
This guide is a collaborative effort between the Washington State Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (WABIDA) and the Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

National Center for Learning Disabilities
A comprehensive guide to understanding learning and attention issues.

Decoding Dyslexia
A network of parent-led grassroots movements across the country concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system. Keep up with the latest news here through each state’s Facebook page.

Dyslexic Advantage
Dedicated to increasing awareness, education, and research into the strengths and talents of people with dyslexia. Includes informational videos.

DO-IT Center
The international DO-IT Center promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in postsecondary education and careers, using technology as an empowering tool.

The Reading Well
Provides resources for dyslexia, including a list of schools serving students with language-learning differences.

Edutopia

Repository for cutting edge educational practice and learning. Use the search tool for information specifically about dyslexia and learning differences.

Book Recommendations:

Basic Facts on Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems by Louisa Cook Moats

Dyslexic Advantage by Brock Eide and Fernette Eide

Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz

Proust and the Squid: the Story & Science of the Reading Brain by Maryanne Wolf

Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time) by Margaret Rooke

My Dyslexia (a memoir) by Philip Schultz