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K-12 PRIVATE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP) participates in Virginia’s Education Improvement Scholarship Program (EISP) for students in kindergarten to twelfth grade who attend accredited private schools. Recipients of EISP scholarships are Virginia residents from low to moderate income families. More…


DYSLEXIA GUIDE

Navigating the School System When a Child is Struggling with Reading or Dyslexia. Click here to view Frequently Asked Questions.


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN HEALTH SYSTEM

Our vision is to create the future of health care through discovery and to become the national leader in health care, health care reform, biomedical innovation and education. Read More…


TEAMQUEST

TeamQuest is an endurance training and fundraising program that will change your life and the lives of others. During your customized training program, you will make new friends and accomplish things you never thought possible. Click here for more information.
Specific Learning Disability (SLD)


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…


MORE GREAT LINKS

http://readingrockets.org
The National Institutes of Health estimates that one in five children has serious difficulties learning to read. These children are potentially among the most troubled kids in society. With early identification and a lot of help, however, children who struggle to read can flourish; without it they are at risk for failure in school and in life.

http://www.dyslexia.yale.edu
The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity serves as a nexus for research on dyslexia, and is as well a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia.

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

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.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

Sounds & Syllables of Virginia, LLC
http://soundsandsyllablesofva.com


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