Organizations Serving Dyslexia

Organizations for Dyslexia

  • The International Dyslexia Association: The mission of IDA is to create a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need.
  • Dyslexic Advantage: The mission of Dyslexic Advantage is to promote the positive identity, community, and achievement of dyslexic people by focusing on their strengths.
  • Headstrong Nation: Headstrong Nation is a movement dedicated to a radical new approach to dyslexia. We empower adult dyslexics to own their dyslexia, to understand it, and to develop new ways of learning and working based on their individual profiles.
  • Yale Center for Dyslexia: The Yale Center of Dyslexia's mission is to increase awareness of dyslexia and its true nature, specifically to illuminate the creative and intellectual strengths of those with dyslexia, to disseminate the latest scientific research and practical resources, and to transform the treatment of all dyslexic children and adults.
  • Learning Ally: Learning Ally, which was previously named Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic or RFB&D, is a non-profit volunteer organization operating nationwide in the United States.
  • BookShareBookshare® is aebook library that makes reading easierPeople with reading barriers can customize their experience and read in ways that work for them.
  • The CodPast: The Codpast is a fresh and contemporary online publication for students and adults with Dyslexia. If you’re looking for up to the minute news and views on technology, study skills, employment, events and entertainment; The 
    CodPast has got it covered. 
  • Dyslexia Together: A collective voice for all those living with, or affected by, Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).
  • LD Online: The educator's guide to learning disabilities and ADHD
  • Dyslexia Association of London "We believe that dyslexia should not stand as a barrier to success for any person. Many celebrities, entrepreneurs and high-performing individuals have overcome their learning difficulties to achieve their goals. We encourage our members to aim high, and offer them resources to unlock their potential through careful promotion of events, support groups and creative opportunities."
  • TeachingLD: The Division for Learning Disabilities (DLD) is one of 17 special interest groups of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), the largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, including both students with disabilities and the gifted.
  • All Kinds of Minds  All Kinds of Minds believes that it’s time to change the conversation when it comes to our education system.
  • The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD): The Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD), an international organization composed of professionals who represent diverse disciplines, is committed to enhancing the education and quality of life for individuals with learning disabilities across the lifespan.
  • Dyslexia North East: "We are a group of dedicated volunteers who care passionately about the educational opportunities for dyslexics and their aspirations for the future."
  • Dyslexia Quest Podcasts: The Dyslexia Quest Podcast highlights my journey attempting to decode the power of the dyslexic mind, through conversations about intelligence, neurodiversity, optimized learning environments, post-traumatic growth and the science of flourishing.
  • Dyslexia Help: Our goal is to help individuals with dyslexia, as well as parents, employers, and professionals of all kinds who have the privilege to work with dyslexics gain new understandings about dyslexia and language disability, including current research findings and how to design intervention contexts based on best practices.
  • Understood: Parents want the best for their children. We do, too. For the first time ever, 15 nonprofit organizations have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.
  • Learning Works for Kids: LearningWorks for Kids was founded on the principle that popular video games and other digital media, when used mindfully and responsibly, can be powerful tools for sharpening and improving children’s academic performance and cognitive Thinking Skills. This is especially true for the children we call Alternative Learners: kids who struggle with everything from mild learning difficulties to diagnosed disorders such as Asperger’s, Dyslexia, and ADHD.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities: The mission of NCLD is to improve the lives of the 1 in 5 children and adults nationwide with learning and attention issues—by empowering parents and young adults, transforming schools and advocating for equal rights and opportunities. 
  • Learning Disabilities Association of America:"The Learning Disabilities Association of America believes that every person with learning disabilities can succeed in school, at work, in relationships, and within the community when provided the right supports and the right opportunities."
  • The Dyslexia Foundation:"TDF is a non-profit organization, established in 1989 to identify and assist children with dyslexia – to establish higher levels of learning through specialized programs promoting better reading.
  • American Dyslexia Association: The American Dyslexia Association Inc. is a non-profit organization that focuses its efforts on providing help for dyslexic and dyscalculic people with free information and teaching aids.
  • International Federation of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Associations: The International Federation of Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Associations (IFDDA) is an umbrella association of international non-profit dyslexia and dyscalculia organizations that focus their efforts on providing help for dyslexic and dyscalculic people with free information and teaching aids.
  • Reading is Fundamental: "Founded in 1966, Reading Is Fundamental is the leading voice for children’s literacy.  We address the alarming literacy crisis in America today through strong leadership, quality content, and an active and engaged community."
  • Family Reading: The Family Reading Partnership is a non-profit community organization that promotes early literacy.
  • British Dyslexia Association (BDA): The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people. We aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.
  • Dyslexia Research Trust: The mission of the Dyslexia Research Trust (DRT) is to help people with reading difficulties, especially young children, to achieve their full potential in life. Professor John Stein says: "Often dyslexic children are very talented. It's just that their talents don't include reading and spelling."
  • The Reading Well: We want to help you understand dyslexia, get assessed and if necessary to find tutors, programs or schools that can help, regardless of which kind of program it is—because that is the kind of help we needed when we started out. There just isn't one magic bullet for every person; your solution needs to be tailored to your needs. We want help you find it. 
  • We Connect Now:"We Connect Now is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues."
  • Dyspla: DYSPLA is an award winning arts organisation producing and developing the work of high functioning dyslexic + neurodivergent storymakers.
  • Schwab Foundation: The Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation believes that every person has the potential and deserves the opportunity to lead a happy and productive life. A quality education holds the key to much of this. 
  • Dyslexiaville: Dyslexiaville is a nonprofit media company that offers a children’s web destination that promises to provide a place of belonging, learning & celebration for kids with learning differences & the adults who love & teach them.