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  學習疾患  Learning Disorders

A. Reading Disorders including Dyslexia

Academic Language Therapy Association

  • 網站建置者: Academic Language Therapy Association, an association of professionals who treat students with dyslexia and related disorders.
  • FAQs about the association, with membership information.
  • Directory of Web sites concerning dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

British Dyslexia Association

  • 網站建置者: British Dyslexia Association.
  • Describes BDAs programs, publications, and conferences.

Davis Research Foundation

  • 網站建置者: Davis Research Foundation
  • A charity that provides grants to public schools for children with dyslexia or other learning problems.

Dyslexia Institute

  • 網站建置者: Dyslexia Institute (UK), a charity that assesses dyslexia and trains teachers to work with dyslexic people.
  • FAQs about assessing dyslexia and educational approaches to dyslexic children.

Dyslexia Magazine for Parents

  • 網站建置者: John Bradford, MA, an educator that conducts long-distance assessments for dyslexia.
  • Articles for parents helping their children cope with dyslexia.

Dyslexia Online

  • 網站建置者: Dr. Harold Levinson, a psychiatrist and neurologist (NY).
  • Describes Dr. Levinsons theory that dyslexia results from an inner ear, rather than a cortical, dysfunction.

Dyslexia: The Gift

  • 網站建置者: Davis Dyslexia Association International, which trains facilitators and markets a method of helping people cope with dyslexia.
  • FAQs about the Davis Method with personal testimonials.
  • There is an excellent directory of sites at

Greenwood School for Dyslexia

  • 網站建置者: Greenwood School for Dyslexia (VT).
  • Click on Resources?for links about dyslexia that may be of use to parents and teachers.

International Dyslexia Association

  • 網站建置者: International Dyslexia Association.
  • Describes IDAs programs and conferences.
  • FAQs about dyslexia in the form of full-text articles, which address concerns of parents, college students, and educators.
  • Lists relevant print resources and organizations.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

  • 網站建置者: Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, a nonprofit organization.
  • Records textbooks and educational materials and distributes them to eligible members for a nominal annual fee.

B. Mathematics Disorder

Mathematics Disorder

  • 網站建置者:, an online research for health information.
  • Brief overview article for the general public about this disorder and its treatment.

C. Disorder of Written Expression

Mental Health Net: Disorders of Written Expression

  • 網站建置者s: Mark Dombeck, Ph.D.; CMHC Systems.
  • Summarizes DSM-IV criteria for this disorder.

D. Web Sites with Relevance to All Learning Disorders

Internet Special Education Resources

  • 網站建置者: Internet Special Education Resources.
  • A directory of LD professionals, with a few articles on LD written for parents.

LD Online

  • 網站建置者: WETA, a public broadcasting television station (DC).
  • A Web site about LD for parents, teachers, and children.
  • By far the most extensive collection of LD resources in a single Web site.
  • FAQs about LD and an online newsletter.
  • Numerous full-text articles by leading professionals and organizations.
  • Offers many opportunities for exchanging information, including bulletin boards, a chat room, and a monthly ask the expert?feature.
  • First-person material, including narratives by teachers, parents, and students.
  • KidZone?includes art work by LD children.
  • Extensive annotated hyperlinks to LD resources, lists of national and state organizations, a calendar of LD events, and a place to order PBS videotapes about learning disabilities.

Learning Disabilities Association of America

  • 網站建置者: Learning Disabilities Association of America.
  • Describes LDAs programs and referral network, services to parents, and advocacy resources for people with LD.

Learning Disability Resources

  • 網站建置者: Office of Special Education, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia.
  • An assortment of links to Internet resources and print publications about LD.

National Center for Learning Disabilities

  • 網站建置者: National Center for Learning Disabilities.
  • Describes the organization and its programs.
  • Links to many related organizations.
  • Full-text articles for parents and teachers of learning disabled children.
  • FAQs about LD.

Teens Helping Teens/Teens vs. Dyslexia

  • 網站建置者: New York branch of the International Dyslexia Association.
  • Supportive information and study tips written mostly by dyslexic teens for dyslexic teens.
  • A few links to other LD Web sites.

VSA arts

  • 網站建置者: VSA arts, an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that offers art-based programming for the disabled.
  • Describes VSAs programs; online gallery of work produced by disabled people in the programs.
  • Click on Resources?for links to other Web sites about disabilities and the arts.