United States Department of Education

American Institutes for Research – An organization working to make research relevant in the areas of education, assessment, health, human development, international development, work and training

  • Learning Disabilities SummitBuilding a Foundation for the Future was held in Washington, DC on August 27 – 28, 2001. This Summit was part of a national initiative sponsored by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) of the U.S. Department of Education.

Council for Exceptional Children – An international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted

What Works Clearinghouse – A project of the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences, established to provide educators, policymakers, and the public with a central, independent, and trusted source of scientific evidence of what works in education

All Kinds of Minds – The All Kinds of Minds’ mission is to help students who struggle with learning measurably improve their success in school and life by providing programs that integrate educational, scientific and clinical expertise.

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) –  An international, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents educators from more than 135 countries. The group addresses all aspects of effective teaching and learning, such as professional development, educational leadership, and capacity building. The focus is on professional practice within the context of “Is it good for the children?” rather than what is reflective of a specific educator role, reflecting the conscience and content of education.

National PTA – A wealth of information for parents and educators aimed to promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship, and to bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth. A USA-based parent-teacher association.

Getting Ready, School Readiness Indicators Initiative – A comprehensive set of school readiness indicators to inform public policy for young children and their families

International Reading Association

Math and Reading Help – A growing directory of original articles and resources centered on the topic of children’s education. Includes educational games and exercises for kids.

LDOnline – An important website on learning disabilities and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder for parents, teachers, and other professionals

LD.org – USA-based National Center for Learning Disabilities website

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The International Dyslexia Association

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) – Resources and encouragement to parents, educators and professionals

  • National Resource Center on ADHD – A program of CHADD, a national clearinghouse dedicated to the evidence-based science and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. The site offers information on diagnosis and treatment.

MedlinePlus: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder – Site of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Presents a broad array of information on the disorder.

Exposing the Fraud of ADHD and ADD Articles, essays, and other information compiled by Dr. Fred Baughman