Resources

Below you will find a range of links to websites, handouts and books to assist your family.

Dyslexia Resources

International Dyslexia Association Facts Sheets

Understood.org: What is Dyslexia

Some schools have accounts with Bookshare, which provides access to audiobooks.

Many students with dyslexia may also struggle with spelling.  Educational websites that may be helpful include:

Books that may be helpful to families include:

  • Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level, Sally Shaywitz, MD
  • The Self-Help Guide for Teens with Dyslexia, Alais Winton

Executive Functioning Resources

What is Executive Functioning?

Executive Functioning Strategies by Age Level

There are many apps that can be useful for students who struggle with organization including:

  • Pocket Schedule Planner
  • Sticky App
  • ToDoist
  • ToDo app
  • Google Keep/Microsoft To Do
  • Awesome Cal App

 

Books that may be helpful to families include:

  • Smart but Scattered Teens, Richard Guare, PhD, Peg Dawson, EdD, & Colin Guare
  • Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential, Peg Dawson, EdD & Richard Guare, PhD
  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning, Joyce Cooper-Kahn & Laurie Dietzel

ADHD Resources

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Group

Understood.org: What is ADHD

Resources:  Dr. Russell A. Barkley

Books that may be useful for your family include:

  • Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents, Russell Barkley, PhD
  • Drive to Distraction (Revised):  Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder, Edward Hallowell, MD, & John Ratey, MD
  • Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids, Kelli Miller LCSW, MSW
  • Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Teens:  Improve Focus, Get Organized and Succeed, Allison Tyler, LCSW