Some of our families have found these books and websites helpful to help develop
a stronger understanding of the capabilities and challenges of the dyslexic child.
The mission of the UCSF Dyslexia Center is to eliminate the debilitating effects of developmental dyslexia while preserving and even enhancing the relative strengths of each individual. They aim to develop best practice protocols to implement individually catered interventions in classrooms throughout the country.
The Child Mind Institute offers evaluation and treatment for children struggling with mental health and learning challenges in the Bay Area. Their clinicians provide evidence-based care and neuropsychological assessments for both children and adolescents. Conditions evaluated and treated include anxiety disorders, depression, ADHD and learning disorders. Learn more at childmind.org/bayarea or by calling 650.931.6565.
The mission of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity is to increase awareness of dyslexia and its true nature, specifically to illuminate the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia, to disseminate the latest scientific research and practical resources, and to transform the treatment of all dyslexic children and adults.
The mission of Dyslexic Advantage is to promote the positive identity, community, and achievement of dyslexic people by focusing on their strengths.
International Dyslexia Association
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia. The IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with dyslexics and their families and all others interested in The Association’s mission.
The mission of 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.
Davis Dyslexia Association International (DDAI) was formed in 1995 by Ronald Dell Davis and several associates in the wake of the success of Davis’ book, The Gift of Dyslexia. Their stated goals are to increase worldwide awareness of (1) the perceptual gifts, talents or potentials for genius that accompany and give rise to dyslexia; and (2) effective methods for resolving the learning disability aspects of dyslexia.