RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Knowledge is power.
JOIN DECODING DYSLEXIA
IN YOUR STATE AND COUNTY
Decoding Dyslexia is a powerful, national grassroots movement driven by families concerned with the limited access to effective educational interventions for students with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities in our schools.
Join your state group, and get involved at the county level. There's strength in numbers.
Visit Decoding Dyslexia Maryland's Website and Facebook page.
For Virginia families, visit the Decoding Dyslexia Virginia Website and Facebook page
For families in the District of Columbia, visit the
Decoding Dyslexia DC website and its Facebook page.
CHECK OUT THE INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION RESOURCES
The mission of the IDA is to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need. Visit the IDA website for fact sheets, webinars, definitions, infographics, conference information, FAQs, success stories, and membership information. Most importantly, please see and share the IDA's
updated guide to effective instruction:
Knowledge and Practice Standards for for Teachers of Reading.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!
Intervening on behalf of your child with an IEP or a 504 Plan can seem like a second full-time job. Knowing your legal rights is crucial. Wrightslaw is an information-rich online resource that clarifies the responsibilities of educational institutions in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn.