​​​​Organizations & Helpful Sites

Decoding Dyslexia

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Dyslexia Training Institute

Dyslexic Advantage


Headstrong Nation

University of Michigan Dyslexia Help

Marianne Sunderland's HomeschoolingwithDyslexia.com

Learning Ally

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 - resources page

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 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.​

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.

​​Illinois Schools for Bright Kids with Dyslexia


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)