The Virginia Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
The Virginia Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
 

Useful Links - VBIDA

Specific Learning Disability (SLD)

This guidelines document is designed to be a resource for teachers and administrators as they address the educational needs of students with a Specific Learning Disability (SLD) in Virginia. Parents of children with SLD may find this document useful as well. These guidelines offer an overview of best practices for educating individuals with SLD and should be used in conjunction with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Regulations Governing Special Education Program for Children with Disabilities in Virginia as well as other VDOE guidance documents.

The guidelines are informational and are not mandated. Read More...

 

Dyslexia in the Classroom: What Every Teacher Needs To Know:

This informative dyslexia information kit is the perfect way to start a discussion with teachers and administrators. Click here or on the Dyslexia Resource Kit image to download and print your copy.

 

 

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) is pleased to announce that the Office of Special Education and Student Services has partnered with Rob Langston to begin a pilot program aimed at increasing awareness and knowledge of dyslexia. Print flyer.pdf Mr. Langston is a nationally known speaker on dyslexia and has assisted many of Virginia’s public schools with the Professor Garfield Show Your Spark assemblies. In an effort to continue our positive momentum on this much needed topic, VDOE has purchased two hundred annual subscriptions to DyslexiaEd.com, a new Website aimed at providing information and training about dyslexia.  These subscriptions are designated for use with families who have children with learning disabilities.  In addition to these family memberships, all Virginia Public Schools were provided with a free annual membership to the website. More...

Literate Nation was founded by a group of committed individuals to effecting a change in current literacy experiences and practices. Their vision is " To create an accessible, highly informed, broad-based platform for literacy leadership that will provide the country with the most comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resources and strategic initiatives available to propel the systemic changes needed for a fully literate nation." Their mission: To empower our nation’s citizens with the literacy skills needed to thrive in the dynamic, global environment of the 21st century. Visit their website to discover about this vibrant organization. Literate Nation

More Great Links:

Stacy P. Dean, Ph.D., NCED (Diagnostician)
Partners In Learning Educational Consulting, LLC
503 Faulconer Dr., 7A
Charlottesville, VA 22903
University of Virginia - Adjunct Faculty
www.drstacydean.com
stacy@drstacydean.com
434.996.8161

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disabled-students
Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs. Student services offices and disability coordinators at many colleges work to make campuses inclusive environments through specialized advocacy, support, and academic services

http://academic-interventions.com
Help and hope for those who learn differently…

http://www.interdys.org
The International Dyslexia Association

http://www.beesmartconcepts.com
Games provide the tools to create a pleasurable environment for the student or students mastering sound symbol relationships.

http://www.soundsandsyllablesofva.com
My goal is to meet the needs of each learner whether he is struggling with a particular subject, needs help with study skills, requires reading comprehension, needs English language instruction, or wants to take that next step to honor roll.

http://www.cba-va.org
At Chesapeake Bay Academy, we create a learning environment guided by a simple philosophy - to respect the unique needs of all students and empower them to grow and develop to reach their full potential.

http://www.tncs.org
The New Community School

http://www.riversideschool.org
Riverside School is a non-sectarian, non-profit, private coeducational day school, approved by the state of Virginia as a proprietary school.

http://decodingdyslexianj.org
Decoding Dyslexia NJ

http://www.oaklandschool.net
Oakland School Boyd Tavern
Keswick, Virginia

http://www.gow.org
The Gow School

http://www.carolynmyersmed.org
Educational Consultation and Diagnostic Services

http://www.vmsa.org
We invite you to come and share your experience and expertise with other Virginia middle level educators

http://allkindsofminds.org
All Kinds of Minds

http://add.org
ADDA

http://www.kidsource.com
Kidsource

http://iaddvantage.com
Addvantage

http://ncld.org
The National Center for Learning Disabilities

http://www.dldcec.org
TeachingLD

http://getreadytoread.org
Get Set Ready Read

http://www.nimh.nih.gov
National Institute for Mental Health

http://proactiveparent.com
Proactive Parent

http://www.asha.org
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

http://www.chadd.org
Children & Adults with Atten-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

http://www.ortonacademy.org
Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

http://ldonline.org
LD Online

http://www.ldanatl.org
Learning Disabilities Association of America

http://nationalreadingpanel.org
National Reading Panel

http://nlda.org
Nonverbal Learning Disorders Association (NLDA)

http://www.nldontheweb.org
Nonverbal Learning Disorder

http://www.peatc.org
Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center

https://www.learningally.org
Recording for Blind and Dyslexia

http://www.aota.org
The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

http://www.cec.sped.org
The Council for Exceptional Children

http://www.reading.org
The International Reading Association

http://www.vcld.org
Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities

http://www.pen.k12.va.us
Virginia Department of Education

http://www.vsra.org
Virginia State Reading Association

http://wrightslaw.com
Wrightslaw

Orton-Gillingham Approach
www.ortonacademy.org

Alphabetic Phonics Based Methods
www.altaread.org

Lindamood-Bell Learning Process
www.lblp.com

Project Read
www.projectread.com

Slingerland Approach
www.slingerland.org

Sonday System
www.sondaysystem.com

Spalding Method
www.spalding.org

Wilson Reading Language System
www.wilsonlanguage.com

Screening
http://www.dyslegia.com/2010/01/virginia-2010-sjr-87-dyslexia-screening

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IDA is the leading resource for individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, and educational professionals around the world. Since we are a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia, we encourage you to join our mission and become a member. You will receive regular information about managing dyslexia, access to an international network of professionals in the field, discounts on conferences fees and publications from our Online Store, quarterly and biannual publications, and affiliation with your Local Branches opening a gateway to a learning community of other individuals sharing our mission. Disclaimer The International Dyslexia Association, IDA, doesn't recommend or endorse any individual, business, school or program.

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