www.allkindsofminds.org All Kinds of Minds. This site contains resources for teachers and parents on disabilities
http://add.miningco.com Attention Deficit Disorder: This site contains many links to other sites concerning attention deficit disorders. Included are alternative treatments for ADHD, homework help, and various articles about attention deficit disorders. It would be a very good starting place for parents who need information to look
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Library/Special_Education/Learning_Disabilities/Learning_Disabilities.html Awesome Library: Information on learning disabilities.
http://www.ldinfo.com/learning_disability.htm Basic Definitions: Excellent resource for basic definition of specific disabilities.
http://www.braintrain.com BrainTrain. Put your computer to work helping people of all ages to improve attention, memory, self-control, problem-solving and listening skills - the basic cognitive skills necessary for learning and effective living. BrainTrain's remarkable series of computerized mental exercises are used worldwide to help brain injured, LD, ADHD and other cognitively impaired individuals to develop or regain functionality. BrainTrain has been THE source for computerized cognitive rehabilitation and cognitive testing software programs for over 15 years. BrainTrain's software is used by home users and professionals alike and is used all over the United States, Canada and in 33 other foreign countries!
http://www.chadd.org CHADD Web Site: This web site gives the definition of what is meant by learning disability. It tells facts of how many students have learning disabilities, what are some of the typical characteristics of children with LD, what are the educational implications, and references for parents. I think that this web could be especially helpful to parents whose child is just diagnosed with a learning disability. It may help them to get some of the facts about learning disabilities and also let them know that they are not alone.
http://www.dyscalculia.org Dyscalculia: This site has symptoms of dyscalculia, support services, helpful hints for dealing with this disability, and other resources.
http://members.aol.com/BevKPrice/HTML/index.html A Journey into ADD: Helps children as well as parents understand ADD/ADHD, diagnosis, treatment, how to deal with ADD/ADHD children and other resources concerning ADD/ADHD.
http://www.ldonline.org LD Online: Learning Disabilities Online - An interactive guide to learning disability for parents, teachers, and children. Provides opportunity for parents, teachers, and students to share their experiences with learning disability and to communicate with experts in the field of learning disability. Includes information on shopping and teaching strategies.
http://www.ldinfo.com Learning Disabilities: This site is dedicated to the advancement of practical knowledge and understanding about the often mysterious world of Learning Disabilities. The key word here is 'PRACTICAL!!'
http://www.ldanatl.org Learning Disabilities Association of America: Is a national, non-profit organization. Our purpose is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature.
http://www.ises.com Internet Special Education Resources: ISER helps parents find local special education professionals to help with their children that have learning disabilities. They use all type of therapy and they assist other special needs.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds Misunderstood Minds. This is a companion site to the PBS special on learning differences and disabilities. Explore stories from the show and find information and resources for parents.
www.parentpals.com/gossamer/pages Parent Pals.com: Special Education: Contains a wealth of teaching strategies that include Teaching Games and Weekly Tips sections.
http://www.janover.com Reference Books: Parents need some inspiration on their child's condition and their families situation and this web site offers some good books written by authors who have experienced the same condition. This page offers books written by authors who have had children diagnosed with ADHD and these stories are wonderful and offer some good inspiration that there is hope for children and the family. Parents need the feeling of hope because sometimes they may feel like they are not getting anywhere with their child. Parents who love to read will find some wonderful stories to read about.