Links & Resources

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Summer Resources

Horizon Academy

Horizon Academy is the only school for children with Learning Disabilities in the Kansas City metro area. The Horizon Academy summer school offers a full day school as well as a number of 1 hour clinics during the months of June and July. More information can be found at Please contact Kit Bardwell if you are interested.

Helpful Websites

Learning Disabilities Online

The "Leading Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers and other professionals."

Learning Disabilities Association

"The Learning Disabilities Association of America is a national, non-profit organization whose 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."

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

ADD Warehouse

"The leading resource for the understanding and treatment of all developmental disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and related problems."

Wrights Law

Where "parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about effective advocacy for children with disabilities."


Teaching College Students with Learning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association

The International Dyslexia Association (formerly The Orton Dyslexia Society) The Association has 42 branches across the country which offer informational meetings and support groups. Referrals are made for persons seeking resources, in addition, the Association publishes journals and publications regarding dyslexia.

Schwab Learning

Schwab Learning, a program area of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation, is dedicated to helping kids with learning differences be successful in learning and life. The Schwab Learning website provides reliable, research-based information and guidance. Developed especially for parents of children who are newly identified as having a learning difference, it is designed to be a parent's "guide" through the new and unfamiliar landscape of LD.

Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic)

Operators provide information on over 80,000 recorded textbooks and other classroom materials, from 4th grade through postgraduate levels, available for loan. Callers with learning disabilities are eligible to participate but must complete the certification requirements.

Learning Disabilities Resources

Technology expert (and adult dyslexic) Richard Wanderman's up-to-the-minute review of software and hardware for people with learning disabilities.


Arizona office for Americans with Disabilities. A Parent's Resource Guide to Learning Disorders