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 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.​











Films


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












​​​​Organizations & Helpful Sites


Decoding Dyslexia


Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity


Dyslexia Training Institute


Dyslexic Advantage


Understood.org


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



Books

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