Resources

Statewide Support

See the interactive map showing the states with Dyslexia laws https://improvingliteracy.org/state-of-dyslexia ( disclaimer this needs to updated )

National Support

Philanthropy in Milwaukee, Madison and Eau Claire FREE Tutoring 

Children’s Dyslexia Centers (A Scottish Rite Charity): Children’s Dyslexia Centers, Inc. provides tutoring at no charge to children from early elementary through high school who have been diagnosed as dyslexic. Children are eligible regardless of economic status or Masonic affiliation.  Click here to find the centers that are located throughout WI

Professional Organizations

SOME OF OUR FAVORITE BOOKS FOR KIDS with Characters that have dyslexia:

“Sir Kaye The Boy Knight” Don Winn ( Middle school ages)

“Looking for Heroes” Aidan Colvin  ( Middle and High school ages)

“If you’re so smart how come you can’t spell Mississippi?” Barbara Esham  (Elementary ages)

“It’s called Dyslexia”  Jennifer Moore Mallinos ( Elementary ages)

“Thank you, Mr. Falker” Patricia Polacco  ( Elementary ages)

“Hank Zipzer” series  Henry Winkler  (Elementary, Middle school ages)

“Tom’s Special Talent” Kate Gaynor  ( Elementary ages)

“My name is Brain Brian” Jeanne Betancourt (Late Elementary, Middle school)

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” Rick Riordan ( Late Elementary, Middle school)

“Malina’s Zoo Adventure” Keith Fechtman

 

BOOKS FOR PARENTS & TEACHERS: 

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan” Ben Foss

Dyslexia Advocate” Kelly Sandman-Hurley

Dyslexic Advantage” Dr.s Brock Eide M.D. & Fernette Eide M.D.

The Mislabeled Child” Dr.s Brock Eide M.D. & Fernette Eide M.D.

“A Guide To Helping Your Child at Home Developing Foundational Skills in Reading and Writing” Diana Hanbury King

“Dyslexia A Teacher’s Journey” Ruth  Fuller Lature

Speech to Print Language Essentials  For Teachers” Louisa Cook Moats

“Proust and the Squid” Maryanne Wolfe

“Essentials of Dyslexia assessment and Intervention” Nancy Mather

“Overcoming Dyslexia ” Sally Shaywitz M.D.

“Reading in the Brain” Stanislas Dehaene

“Dyslexia over the Lifespan a fifty-five-year Longitudinal study” Margaret Byrd Rawson

“Beginning to Read Thinking and Learning about Print” Marilyn Adams

“Language at the Speed of Sight” Mark Seidenberg

 

 

 

“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change”  

Stephen Hawking  Professor of Mathematics, Author, Researcher and dyslexic.

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