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.

Summer Camps for Kids with Dyslexia 

Dyslexia Institute of Indiana's Camp Delafield
Learn more here

Michigan Dyslexia Institute's Camp Starlight

Camp Starlight is a one-week overnight camp specifically for children with dyslexia, run by the Michigan Dyslexia Institute. We are so happy that two kids in our Dyslexia Buddy Network attended Camp Starlight. (photos below)

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.​


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 Schools for Bright Kids with Dyslexia

​​​Web Sites

Decoding Dyslexia -Illinois

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Dyslexia Training Institute

Dyslexic Advantage

Bright Solutions for Dyslexia

Headstrong Nation

University of Michigan Dyslexia Help

Marianne Sunderland's

Wrights Law 

Wrights Law: Illinois yellow pages for kids

Learning Ally

Happy Faces of Dyslexia - Indiana

Bright Young Dyslexics - Wisconsin

ALTA: Academic Language Therapists Association - resources page 


Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan, Ben Foss

​The Dyslexic Advantage, Brock and Fernette Eide

My Dyslexia, Phillip Schultz

Profiles of Success, Yale Center for Dyslexia

All About IEPs, Wrights Law

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