The Giardina Family Foundation
The Giardina Family Foundation was formed in 1997. One of the goals of the Foundation is to address the needs of people with dyslexia, ADHD and/or similar learning differences. The Foundation has been involved in teacher training, implementation of specific dyslexia programs in public and private schools, adult remediation, student education, and parent and professional education and support. The Foundation has trained thousands of teachers from 6 southern states in numerous multi-sensory techniques.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia, their families and the communities that support them. IDA is the oldest learning disabilities organization in the nation — founded in 1949 in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Orton, a distinguished neurologist. Throughout our rich history, our goal has been to provide the most comprehensive forum for parents, educators, and researchers to share their experiences, methods, and knowledge (taken from the homepage of IDA) .
It is the mission of the Louisiana Branch to provide information and resources to parents, educators, students, and the community in a way that creates a clear and positive understanding of dyslexia and related language learning needs so that every individual has the opportunity to lead a productive and fulfilling life for the benefit of society.
The leading Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers and other professionals (taken from the homepage of LDonline).
TeachingLD is a service of the Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) of the Council for Exceptional Children. DLD is the largest international professional organization focused on learning disabilities. The purpose of TeachingLD is to provide trustworthy and up-to-date resources about teaching students with learning disabilities (taken from the homepage of TeachingLD).