ALTA - Academic Language Therapy Association
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Alliance for Accreditation and Certification — The Alliance for Accreditation and Certification exists to provide a united association of organizations concerned with the accreditation of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training courses and the certification of graduates of these courses.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) — ASHA is the professional and scientific association for more than 91,000 speech-language pathologists, audiologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists in the United States and internationally.

Arkansas Dyslexia Resource Guide (PDF)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD) — National nonprofit, parent-based organization which provides family support and advocacy, public and professional education, and encouragement of scientific research for students with attention deficit disorders. This site provides information on ADD, ordering materials, local chapters, and events.

International Dyslexia Association — National, nonprofit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia. The website offers information about the Society, dyslexia, current research, technology, legislative issues, conferences, and more.

Learning Ally (Explore 1 in 5) — We think this is an amazing tool for students and families providing videos, stories, and tools to help them succeed in school. Students get to hear from other students just like them!

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA) — A national nonprofit organization devoted to advancing the education & general welfare of persons with learning disabilities. LDA's Online includes bulletins, fact sheets & other resources, information about many publications available for purchase, links to state chapters.

Middle Tennessee State University (Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia) — Publications — MTSU has developed some helpful publications.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) — Reviews of literature and information related to NICHD research.

Texas Dyslexia Handbook (PDF)

University of California Television (UCTV) — "Brain Imaging Studies of Reading and Reading Disability" — Guinevere F. Eden, Georgetown University Medical Center, highlights the importance of distinguishing between cause and consequence of dyslexia. Reading is a cultural invention and has to be learned through explicit instructions, resulting in the utilization of a variety of brain areas that were not designed specifically to read. This presentation explores how brain imaging technology has been used to reveal brain areas that are involved in word processing in typical readers and how these differ in children and adults with reading disability (e.g. dyslexia).

Wrightslaw Yellow Pages for Kids — Find educational consultants, psychologists, educational diagnosticians, health care providers, academic therapists, tutors, speech language therapists, occupational therapists, coaches, advocates, and attorneys for children with disabilities on the Yellow Pages for Kids for your state.

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