Bike Riding for Kids with Dyslexia

Dyslexia can make learning to ride a bike especially difficult. Our group attended the REI store's "How to Ride a Bike" class at the recommendation of one of the moms in DBN, and it was a success! We highly recommend REI's class.


What I Wish Teachers Knew About Dyslexia (short film)

Dyslexia Buddy Network

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia
Available on Netflix
By James Redford and Windy Borman

Journey Into Dyslexia

HBO Documentaries

Embracing Dyslexia

Luis Macias (member of our Buddy Network)

Illinois Dyslexia Resources  

The families of Dyslexia Buddy Network have contributed to this valuable compilation that includes: 

  • Illinois dyslexia-focused organizations 
  • Evaluations and screening
  • Dyslexia remediation
  • Emotional support 
  • Attorneys and advocates

Download the PDF here.​

​​​​Organizations & Helpful Sites

Decoding Dyslexia

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Dyslexia Training Institute

Dyslexic Advantage

Headstrong Nation

University of Michigan Dyslexia Help

Reading Rockets

Marianne Sunderland's

Learning Ally

William Van Cleave

​Assistive Technology for Dyslexia - Jamie Martin

Advocacy & Legal

COPAA: Council of Parent Advocates and Attorneys

Wrights Law 

Wrights Law: Illinois yellow pages for kids

Dyslexia Teacher Training 

ALTA: Academic Language Therapists Association

Academic Language Therapist Training

IMSLEC: The International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council

IDA: International Dyslexia Association

Susan Barton's Bright Solutions for Dyslexia

Wilson Language System


Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan, Ben Foss

​The Dyslexic Advantage, Brock and Fernette Eide

All About IEPs, Wrights Law

Dyslexia Advocate, Kelli Sandman-Hurley

A Guide to Helping Your Child at Home, Diana Hanbury King

​Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, Judith Birsch

Proust and Squid, Dr. Maryanne Wolf

High School Dropout to Harvard, John Rodrigues

​My Dyslexia, Phillip Schultz

Profiles of Success, Yale Center for Dyslexia

​​​Illinois Schools for Bright Kids with Dyslexia