Learning Disability Resources
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
2200 Research Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20850
Professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Offers public information about a wide range of speech, language, and hearing disabilities in both children and adults.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA)
P.O. Box 7557
Wilmington, DE 19083-9997
Non-profit organization focused on the needs of adults and young adults with ADD/ADHD, their children, and families.
CHADD - Children and Adults with
4601 Presidents Drive
Lanham, MD 20706
Tel: 301-306-7070; 800-233-4050
Works to improve the lives of people affected by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD) through collaborative leadership, advocacy, research, education, and support and offers the National Resource Center on AD/HD at www.help4adhd.org.
International Dyslexia Association
40 York Road
Baltimore, MD 21204
Tel: 410-296-0232; 800-ABC-D123
Promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for people with dyslexia; supports and encourages interdisciplinary study and research; and facilitates exploration of the causes and early identification of dyslexia. Committed to the responsible and wide dissemination of research-based knowledge.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
4156 Library Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15234-1349
Dedicated to identifying causes and promoting prevention of learning disabilities and to enhancing the quality of life for all individuals with learning disabilities and their families by encouraging effective identification and intervention, fostering research, and protecting their rights under the law.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
32 Laight Street
New York, NY 10013
Tel: 212-545-7510; 888-575-7373
Provides information to parents, professionals and individuals with learning disabilities, promotes research and programs to foster learning, and advocates for policies to protect and strengthen educational rights and opportunities.