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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD  20824
Phone: 1-800-352-9424
Phone: (301) 496-5751
TDD: (301) 468-5981
Web Address: www.ninds.nih.gov
 

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health, is the leading U.S. federal government agency supporting research on brain and nervous system disorders. It provides the public with educational materials and information about these disorders.


International Dyslexia Association
40 York Road, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD  21204
Phone: (410) 296-0232
Fax: (410) 321-5069
Web Address: www.interdys.org
 

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a nonprofit organization that helps people who have dyslexia and their families. It provides referral services, research, advocacy, and information about learning disabilities to consumers and health professionals. Fact sheets are available on the IDA Web site.


KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and Teens
Nemours Home Office
10140 Centurion Parkway
Jacksonville, FL 32256
Phone: (904) 697-4100
Web Address: www.kidshealth.org
 

This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It has a wide range of information about children's health—from allergies and diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.


Learning Disabilities Association (LDA) of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15234-1349
Phone: (412) 341-1515
Fax: (412) 344-0224
Web Address: www.ldaamerica.us
 

LDA is a nonprofit organization that has international as well as state and local affiliates. Members include individuals with learning disabilities, family members, and concerned professionals. LDA strives to create opportunities for success for anyone affected by learning disabilities. The Web site has information, a calendar of events, a bookstore, and other resources.


National Center for Learning Disabilities
381 Park Avenue South
Suite 1401
New York, NY  10016
Phone: 1-888-575-7373
(212) 545-7510
Fax: (212) 545-9665
Web Address: www.ncld.org
 

The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides up-to-date information about learning disabilities in adults, teens, and children. From the Web site you can access free newsletters and online talks from parents and experts in the field. Parents and professionals can find information on building skills, recognizing warning signs, and responding to young children's needs.


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Last Updated: April 12, 2012
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