Resources for Parents and Teachers

Organizations and online tools that help children become better readers.

Reading Rockets
Resources to help struggling readers build phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills. Online courses on teaching reading, classroom strategies, in-classroom video, parent reading tips, interviews with children’s book authors, recommended children’s books, and more.
Reading Research Quarterly
Reading Research Quarterly is the leading global journal offering multidisciplinary scholarship on literacy among learners of all ages, including the latest research studies (methods, results, effects, findings, and implications).
International Literacy Association
A global advocacy and membership organization that transforms lives through literacy across 75 countries.
Understood
Website to help children with learning differences thrive. Chat with experts, connect with parents and get tips on parenting kids with reading, writing, math, organization, attention issues and more.
LD Online
LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders. LD OnLine works in association with Learning Disabilities Association of America, International Dyslexia Association, Council for Exceptional Children, Schwab Foundation for Learning, and the Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities.
National Center for Learning Differences
The mission of the National Center for Learning Differences (NCLD) is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. The NCLD works to create a society in which every individual possesses the academic, social and emotional skills needed to succeed in school, at work and in life.
International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia. IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with people with dyslexia and their families and all others interested in The Association’s mission.