Page 4: Resources for written expression difficulties

The web-based resources listed below may provide additional information regarding written expression problems and general learning disabilities.

 

PBS- Misunderstood Minds

This site is a companion to the PBS special Misunderstood Minds, and profiles a variety of learning problems and expert opinions. It is designed to give parents and teachers a better understanding of learning processes, insights into difficulties, and strategies for responding. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds/writing.html

 

National Center for Learning Disabilities

The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides national leadership in support of chilren and adults with learning disabilities by offering, information, resources, and referral services; developing and supporting innovative educational programs; promoting public awareness; and advocating for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities. http://www.ld.org/index.html

 

LD resources

The LD Resources web site has been providing resources for people with learning disabilities since 1995. The site offers writing resources and a discussion area where users can post questions, their own resources or stories, or join numerous ongoing discussions. http://www.ldresources.com/

 

LD Online

LD Online is a leading website on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals. Resources on written expression difficulties are included.
http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/writing/writing.html

 

Adapting Instruction: A Potpourri of Strategies for Teaching Writing

This site offers some basic strategies for effective writing instruction. http://www.aelweb.vcu.edu/publications/LDGuide/Sec7/Teaching%20Writing.htm

 

RET Center Press

The goals of the RET Center Press is to provide parents and teachers with a source of materials to: enhance their understanding of specific learning disabilities; develop strategies to increase success for students who learn differently; describe brain functioning and processing skills; and enable parents to help their students more effectively. http://www.retctrpress.com

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