Reading and Reading Disorders Resources

Links to websites of groups that study or provide information about reading and reading disorders.

  • NICHD Resources
  • Safe Return to School For All external link summarizes current evidence and best practices to help administrators, educators, and families and students—including students with disabilities—return to school safely in the context of COVID-19. The information provided is based on collaborative research from the NICHD-funded Washington University Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center, the University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute of Human Development, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute (Maryland), in collaboration with the Special School District of St. Louis County, Missouri.
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
    The NINDS Dyslexia Information Page provides general information on dyslexia, its treatment, and NINDS clinical trials related to reading disorders.
  • Language-Based Learning Disabilities external link
    This page, written by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, describes the symptoms of language-based learning disabilities (such as reading disorders), their diagnosis and treatment, and other relevant information.
  • U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
    OSEP offers services and assistance to support those with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities.
  • Center for Parent Information & Resources (CPIR) external link
    The CPIR can help parents learn about their children’s reading or other disabilities, assist them with connecting with and talking to professionals about their children’s disabilities, and help them understand the laws and policies related to education for a child with a disability such as dyslexia. The CPIR website includes a list of Parent Centers across the United States external link.
  • International Dyslexia Association (IDA) external link
    IDA is an international organization whose purpose is to pursue and provide the most comprehensive range of information and services that address the full scope of dyslexia and related difficulties in learning to read and write. Its website offers a range of information and resources for those with reading disorders, parents of children with these disorders, and professionals.

Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from NICHD, NIH, or HHS.

Visit the Learning Disabilities A to Z page for resources related to learning disabilities beyond reading disorders.

Please note: Links to organizations and information included on this page do not indicate endorsement from NICHD, NIH, or HHS.

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