Helpful Resources


International Dyslexia Association  -

The International Dyslexia Association is the oldest organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia. It is also committed to providing complete information and services to address the full scope of dyslexia and related reading and writing challenges.

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Dyslexic Advantage   -


The Dyslexic Advantage website is a community of people built around the revolutionary book of the same name. The book and website center on the idea that many people who struggle with reading develop special talents and skills as a result.

Headstrong Nation -


Headstrong Nation is a community website built around the book “The Dyslexic Empowerment Plan.” The book itself helps provide parents with a road map that outlines how to get help for their dyslexic child.

Understood -


Understood is a group of 15 non-profit organizations that came together to give parents access to the resources they need to help their children with learning disabilities. is an innovative digital resource where parents can come to understand and feel understood.

1 in 5 Innitiative   -

The 1 in 5 initiative is an effort by Learning Ally to increase awareness for dyslexia. It is intended to be a place for students with dyslexia to learn more about themselves, share their experiences, and connect with others.

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This site seems to have a complete database of listings for all emergency, legal, and law enforcement government offices in the country, including working phone numbers for each. This was brought to our attention by Suzanne, a Hidden Abilities' follower who said that this site, "...alleviated my frustrations and has proven to be rather accurate." So if you're trying to be an advocate for your child but you're tired of calling wrong numbers or trying to navigate through the maze of local government website, you might give this website a shot.

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