There are so many fantastic resources out on the web now! Look below to get some other great websites to visit. Some focus primarily on dyslexia while others have lots of good ideas and printables for instruction.
Good websites to help you understand dyslexia
Understood.org This site is great for parents and teachers to get information about dyslexia and other special learning needs. This site tailors its articles to your needs. Just click on the orange bar that says “my child struggles with…” and go!
International Dyslexia Association (IDA) The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a national non-profit dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families, and the communities that support them.
The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity Visit their site to learn more about their cutting edge research and get concrete tips for parents, educators and individuals with dyslexia. Click on their Fact Sheets for specific information on all areas of dyslexia.
Dyslexia Reading Well A wonderful “well” of resources on dyslexia.
Great websites to help you get teaching ideas and materials
This Reading Mama This site has tons of printables, often FREE, in all the areas that dyslexics need explicit instruction. The page I’m linking you to has all of her FREE lessons organized by skill.
The Measured Mom This is another site that has a huge collection of activities to use to teach the various phonics skills in a fun, game-like manner. She also has activities for other subjects.
Homeschooling with Dyslexia This mother of 8 (7 are dyslexic!) has created a phenomenal website that has tried and true lessons and information for all ages (even into college). Her blog is amazing.
Word Works Interested in why words are spelled the way they are? This site helps teachers understand how to teach the meaning of written English in a way that help students finally understand WHY. Structured Word Inquiry is definitely the up and coming way to teach spelling.