RESOURCES AND LINKS
Resources For Further Research: Websites, Books,Lists,  Assistive Technology, Organizations:
Many internet sites and books can provide crucial information that can help empower parents and individuals and
allow them to gain expertise that will lead to extremely helpful ideas, insights and resources for treatment options
and personal awareness.


WEB SITES: GENERAL RESOURCES FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES (LD)/ADHD RESEARCH
--    LDOnline: www.ldonline.org  Excellent site on learning disabilities, ADHD, and more.
     LDOnline LD resource list on their site:  http://www.ldonline.org/ldresources
--    Learning Ally (formerly RFBD)—Audio books and more: http://www.learningally.org/ 
--    National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities: http://nichcy.org/
--    Great Schools-LD & ADHD page: Http://www.greatschools.net/content/specialNeeds.page
--    Learning Disabilities Association of America:  http://www.ldanatl.org
--    American Academy of Pediatrics statement on learning disabilities, dyslexia, vision:
          http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/127/3/e818.abstract



SF BAY AREA RESOURCES
--   UC Berkeley Parents website  http://parents.berkeley.edu/
--   PEN Parents Education Network, SF: http://www.parentseducationnetwork.org/
--   Children’s Health Council, Palo Alto: www.chconline.org
--    Support for Families with Disabilities: http://www.supportforfamilies.org/


WEB SITES: ADHD RESOURCES
--    CHADD-Consumer-oriented ADHD web site: www.chadd.org
--    ADDVANCE Information and Resources on ADHD:  http://addvance.com/
--    Extensive List of ADHD Websites: http://www.addresources.org/reading_material
--    National Resource Center on ADHD:  www.help4adhd.org
--    ADHD American Academy of Pediatrics: A) www.aap.org/healthtopics/adhd.cfm
           B)   http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2011/10/14/peds.2011-2654
--    ADHD Web sites for women and girls:
          http://www.additudemag.com/adhd-web/article/4879.html
--    ADHD- List of Resources for Adult ADHD:
          http://psychcentral.com/resources/Attention_Deficit_Disorder/
--    List of books on ADHD (Amazon):
          http://www.m.amazon.com/gp/richpub/syltguides/fullview/R29MK2DR1RNMTO
--    American Academy Child/Adolescent Psychiatry's free booklet on ADHD medication:
          http://www.aacap.org/galleries/default-file/adhd_parents_medication_guide_english.pdf


BOOKS: ADHD
--    ADHD and Me by Blake Taylor: http://www.amazon.com/ADHD-Me-Learned-Lighting-Dinner/dp/1572245220/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144867&sr=1-1&keywords=ADHD+and+Me
--    The ADD & ADHD Answer Book: Professional Answers to Top Questions Parents Ask by Susan Ashley: http://www.amazon.com/ADD-ADHD-Answer-Book-Professional/dp/140220549X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144899&sr=1-1&keywords=The+ADD+%26+ADHD+Answer+Book%3A+Professional+Answers+to+Top+Questions+Parents+Ask%3A

BOOKS: PARENTING CHILDREN & TEENS WITH ADHD/LD
--    The ADD/ADHD Book of Lists by Sandra Rief: http://www.amazon.com/ADHD-Book-Lists-Practical-Attention/dp/078796591X
--    A Bird's-Eye View of Life with ADD and ADHD: Advice from Young Survivors by Chris Zeigler Dendy and Alex Zeigler: http://www.amazon.com/Birds-Eye-View-Life-ADD-ADHD/dp/0967991145
--    Taking Charge of ADHD, Third Edition: The Complete, Authoritative Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley: http://www.amazon.com/Taking-Charge-ADHD-Third-Authoritative/dp/1462507891/ref=sr_1_6?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367613876&sr=1-6
--    Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD: Quick Reference Guide for Parents& Teachers by Chris Dendy: http://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Teens-ADD-ADHD-Reference/dp/1890627208/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203540&sr=1-1&keywords=Teaching+Teens+with+ADD+and+ADHD%3A+Quick+Reference+Guide+for+Parents%26+Teachers
--    Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities by Judith Greenbaum & Geraldine Markel: http://www.amazon.com/Helping-Adolescents-Learning-Disabilities-Ready-/dp/0130167789/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203575&sr=1-1&keywords=Helping+Adolescents+with+ADHD+%26+Learning+Disabilities
--    Parenting Children with ADHD by Vincent Monastra: http://www.amazon.com/Parenting-Children-ADHD-Medicine-Lifetools/dp/1591471826/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203598&sr=1-1&keywords=Parenting+Children+with+ADHD
--    Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn Ph.D. and Laurie Dietzel Ph.D: http://www.amazon.com/Late-Lost-Unprepared-Executive-Functioning/dp/1890627844/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203647&sr=1-1&keywords=Late%2C+Lost%2C+and+Unprepared%3A+A+Parents%27+Guide+to+Helping+Children+with+Executive+Functioning
--    No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive by Adam J. Cox: http://www.amazon.com/Mind-Left-Behind-Understanding-Control--/dp/0399534555/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203672&sr=1-1&keywords=No+Mind+Left+Behind%3A+Understanding+and+Fostering+Executive+Control--
--    Learning Disabilities from a Parent’s Perspective by Kim Glenchur: http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Disabilities-Parents-Perspective-Understand/dp/1930074077/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203739&sr=1-1&keywords=Kim+Glenchur
--    Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz: http://www.amazon.com/Overcoming-Dyslexia-Complete-Science-Based-Problems/dp/0679781595/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203760&sr=1-1&keywords=Overcoming+Dyslexia
--    Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child by John Gotman Ph.D: http://www.amazon.com/Raising-Emotionally-Intelligent-Child-Parenting/dp/0684838656/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365203781&sr=1-1&keywords=Raising+an+Emotionally+Intelligent+Child
BOOKS/WEB SITES: ADHD/LD AFTER HIGH SCHOOL (COLLEGE ADULTHOOD)
--    Peterson's Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADHD: http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Petersons-Disabilities-Attention-Disorders/dp/0768912687/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365196724&sr=1-1&keywords=Peterson%27s+Colleges+with+Programs+for+Students+with+Learning+Disabilities+or+ADHD  
--    The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students With Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders-A Princeton Review Book by Marybeth Kravetz and Imy Wax: http://www.amazon.com/Programs-Disabilities-Attention-Hyperactivity-Admissions/dp/0307945073
--    Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give you the Tools by Jonathan Mooney, David Cole, and Edward M. Hallowell: http://www.amazon.com/Learning-Outside-The-Lines-Disabilities/dp/068486598X/ref=pd_sim_b_4
--    Guiding Teens with Learning Disabilities: Navigating the Transition from High School to Adulthood by Arlyn Roffman: http://www.amazon.com/Guiding-Teens-Learning-Disabilities-Navigating/dp/0375764968/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144591&sr=1-1&keywords=Guiding+Teens+with+Learning+Disabilities%3A+Navigating+the+Transition+from+High+School+to+Adulthood
--    Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD or LD by Kathleen Nadeau: http://www.amazon.com/Survival-Guide-College-Students-ADHD/dp/1591473896/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144630&sr=1-1&keywords=Survival+Guide+for+College+Students+with+ADHD
--    How to Survive Getting your Kid into College by Rachel Korn:
http://www.amazon.com/Survive-Getting-Your-Into-College/dp/1933512113/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144686&sr=1-1&keywords=how+to+Survive+Getting+your+Kid+into+College

--    Colleges that Change Lives by Loren Pope:
http://www.amazon.com/Colleges-That-Change-Lives-Schools/dp/0143122304/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144713&sr=1-1&keywords=Colleges+that+Change+Lives
--    What it Really Takes to get into the Ivy League by Chuck Hughes:
http://www.amazon.com/Really-League-Highly-Selective-Colleges/dp/007141259X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144789&sr=1-1&keywords=What+it+Really+Takes+to+get+into+the+Ivy+League
--    College Confidence with ADHD by Michael Sandler: http://www.amazon.com/College-Confidence-ADD-Preparation-Everything/dp/1402212518/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1365144842&sr=1-1&keywords=College+Confidence+with+ADHD
--    Disability and the Family Life Cycle by Laura Marshak, Milton Seligman, and Fran Prezant (written for social service professionals, but may be of interest to many parents):http://www.amazon.com/Disability-Family-Cycle-Families-health/dp/0465016324
--    Growing Up: Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities by Daniel Steere and co-authors (written as a textbook for special education, very comprehensive):http://www.amazon.com/Growing-Up-Transition-Students-Disabilities/dp/0205442056
--    The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons with Disabilities by Keith Storey, Paul Bates, and Dawn Hunter (written as textbook): http://www.amazon.com/The-Road-Ahead-Transition-Disabilities/dp/1883302463
--    College Internship Program, an organization that helps young people with Asperger’s, ADHD and other Learning Differences transition from adolescence to young adulthood: http://www.cipberkeley.org/


ONLINE TUTORING RESOURCES –
--    Site that matches students to one of 5,000 verified tutors across the U.S. A live Education Consultant assists with the process: http://www.tutorspree.com/
--    Site that helps students and parents find tutors around the world. Reviews and filtering options help narrow down the search: www.universitytutor.com/
--    Site that offers tutoring and professional assistance for students and professionals online live, anytime 24/7: www.tutor.com 

ONLINE COURSES AND TUTORIALS–
Best for pre-college age and college age:
--    Khan Academy - Free interactive educational website with thousands of educational video lectures, tutorials, and exercises in a wide variety of subjects (e.g., math, finance, organic chemistry, history, art, computer science). Aimed at students (best for high school and college subjects, but can also be used by middle school and later elementary aged students) and professionals: www.khanacademy.org
Best for college age, professionals, and/or some gifted high schoolers:
--    EdX - Site governed by M.I.T. and Harvard hosts free, high quality online university-level courses in a wide range of areas: www.edx.org 
--    Udemy - Site that offers a range of courses focused on practical, applied skills (e.g. computer programming, creating startups, Excel). About 7 to continue education: https://www.udemy.com/
--    Udacity - Site similar to Udemy, except fewer free courses and it offers college credit for numerous $150 courses through an affiliation with San Jose State University (e.g., Introduction to Programming, Introduction to Psychology, Elementary Statistics): www.udacity.com 
--    Coursera - Site partnered with 70 top universities, offering free courses in a wide variety of common college subjects (e.g., math, social sciences, medicine): www.cousera.com
--    2U - Site that provides for-credit graduate and undergraduate programs: http://2u.com/
--    Article on online courses and “academies”: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_23318741/lots-offerings-online-education-khan-coursera-udemy-udacity

WEB SITES: TEST ACCOMMODATIONS, SST, 504, IEP INFORMATION
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE-(COLLEGE BOARD AND ETS
   SAT Accommodations Overview:  http://www.collegeboard.com/ssd/student/
   ETS Disability Information: http://www.ets.org/disabilities    
   Documentation for College Board:    http://www.ets.org/disabilities/documentation/
         http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ssd/application/eligible/requirements
    Difference between 504 Plan and IDEA:
         http://school.familyeducation.com/special-education/ada/38439.html
    High School vs. College Regulations related to disability and accommodations   
         http://www.sbcc.edu/dsps/policiesprocedures/
US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION LINKS RE: IEP, SLD, Q & A, INFO:
   Identification of specific learning disabilities:         
          http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/%2Croot%2Cdynamic%2CTopicalBrief%2C23%2C\
   Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education:
   Rights and Responsibilities: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html
   Questions and Answers: Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) :  
         http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/,root,dynamic,QaCorner,3,
                http://idea.ed.gov/explore/view/p/%2Croot%2Cdynamic%2CTopicalBrief%2C10%2C
INFORMATION/ADVOCACY FROM www.WrightsLaw.com : IEP, 504, IDEA, ADA General orientation to topics and parent-oriented advocacy information.
   Discrimination: Section 504 and ADA: http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/sec504.index.htm
   What You Need to Know About IDEA 2004: http://www.wrightslaw.com/idea/art.htm
   10 Tips: How to Use IDEA 2004 to Improve Your Child's Special Education:  
         http://www.wrightslaw.com/idea/art/10.tips.steedman.htm
        Individualized Education Programs (IEPs): http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/iep.index.htm
INFORMATION/ADVOCACY FROM WWW.LDONLINE.COM
      Information on IDEA 2004: http://www.ldonline.org/features/idea2004
       http://www.ldonline.org/legalbriefs/c672/
       http://www.ldonline.org/experts/cohen/current
       http://www.ldonline.org/article/6086/     
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Includes some free resources & some lists and links:
--  Learning Ally (formerly RFBD)—Audio books and resources: http://www.learningally.org/ 
--  Books Aloud: Audio Library Online:  http://www.booksaloud.org/
--  Book Share-Books and Periodicals for those with print disabilities:
        http://www.bookshare.org/
--  Ginger Online advanced grammar and spell check: http://www.gingersoftware.com/
--  LiveScribe pen/recorder device: http://www.livescribe.com/
--  Inspiration—Brainstorming and outlining software— www.inspiration.com
--- Dragon Naturally Speaking: Voice Dictation Software:
        http://shop.nuance.com/store/nuanceus/Content/pbPage.dns-page1
--  Kurzweil software: Web-based literacy software: www.kurzweiledu.com/
--  Library of Congress Audio Books http://www.loc.gov/nls/ 
--  Reading Naturally-Reading phonics and fluency development: www.readingnaturally.com
--  Intel Reader device:  http://www.intel.com/healthcare/reader/video.htm
--  Free Typing Program: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/
--   Handwriting without Tears  www.hwtears.com
--  Spell to Write and Read:
       http://www.amazon.com/Spell-Write-Read-Foundational-Language/dp/1880045249
--  Wynn Literacy Software  http://www.freedomscientific.com/LSG/products/WYNN.asp
--   Don Johnson software: Enhance skills for troubled learners-Includes DraftBuilder,
          Co-Writer, Read OutLoud & Write OutLoud: http://www.donjohnston.com/
--    Computer screen reader http://www.texthelp.com/page.asp
--    Mathletics for kids who have struggled with paper & pencil math:
        http://www.mathletics.com.au/home.asp
--   Multiple graphic organizers: http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/Graphic+organizers )
--   Lumosity software: Reclaim your brain: http://www.lumosity.com/
--   Assistive technology for reading The National Federation of the Blind:
         http://www.nfb.org/nfb/Products_and_Technology.asp?SnID=962155186
--   Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities:
         http://natri.uky.edu/assoc_projects/qiat/documents.html
--  Assistive Technology Resource Guide (Georgia Project for AT):
         http://www.gpat.org/resources.aspx?PageReq=GPATConsider
--  Matrix to evaluate/ select adjustable technology-reviews & summarizes features:
         http://www.techmatrix.org/Home
--   Intervention Central—Academic Resources for Accommodations, Study Skills, RTI:
       http://www.interventioncentral.org/
--   School Psychology Resources for Psychologists, Parents and Educators:
        http://www.schoolpsychology.net/
--   Eye exercise resources  www.eyecanlearn.com/
NLD-NVLD: NONVERBAL LEARNING DISORDERS
ANXIETY DISORDERS
BOOKS ON LEARNING DISABILITIES:
  • Learning Disabilities from a Parent’s Perspective by Kim Glenchur
  • Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz
ADHD BOOKS:
  • The ADD/ADHD Book of Lists by Sandra Rief
  • Taking Charge of ADHD: A Guide for Parents by Russell Barkley
  • Teaching Teens with ADHD: Quick Reference Guide for Parents& Teachers by Chris Dendy
  • Helping Adolescents with ADHD & Learning Disabilities -- Greenbaum & Markel
  • Parenting Children with ADHD by Vincent Monastra
  • No Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential  Brain Skills Every Child Needs to Thrive by  Adam J. Cox
  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn Ph.D. and Laurie Dietzel Ph.D
GIFTED INTELLIGENCE RESOURCES
PLANNING & PREPARING FOR COLLEGE-WITH AN LD, ADHD FOCUS
  • Peterson's Colleges with Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADHD
  • The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students With Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders-A Princeton Review Book by Marybeth Kravetz and Imy Wax
  • Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give you the Tools by Jonathan Mooney, David Cole, and Edward M. Hallowell
  • Guiding Teens with Learning Disabilities: Navigating the Transition from High School to Adulthood  by Arlyn Roffman
  • Survival Guide for College Students with ADHD by Kathleen Nadeau
  • How to Survive Getting your Kid into College by Rachel Korn
  • Colleges that Change Lives by Loren Pope
  • What it Really Takes to get into the Ivy League by Hughes
  • College Confidence with ADHD by Michael Sandler



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