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.​











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












​​​Web Sites


Decoding Dyslexia -Illinois


Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity


Dyslexia Training Institute


Dyslexic Advantage


Bright Solutions for Dyslexia


Understood.org


Headstrong Nation


University of Michigan Dyslexia Help


Marianne Sunderland's HomeschoolingwithDyslexia.com


Wrights Law 


Wrights Law: Illinois yellow pages for kids


Learning Ally


Happy Faces of Dyslexia


DyslexicKids.net - Indiana


Bright Young Dyslexics - Wisconsin


ALTA: Academic Language Therapists Association - resources page 



Books

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