Can you recommend a few resources that will help me learn more about learning disabilities and how to help my child who has one?
Ask any mediator at the Academy and you’ll get a good, short list. Here’s one list of some resources other parents have found educational and helpful:
The Dyslexic Advantage by Brock L. Eide, M.D., M.A. and Fernette F. Eide, M.D.
Late, Lost, and Unprepared: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning, by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Ph.D. and Laurie Dietzel, Ph.D
Laughing Allegra: The Inspiring Story of a Mother’s Struggle and Triumph Raising a Daughter With Learning Disabilities by Anne Ford
Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It by Dr. Gabor Mate