National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
NIH Neurological Institute
P.O. Box 5801
Bethesda, MD 20824
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
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.
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
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
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
381 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016
1-888-575-7373 (212) 545-7510
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.