Resources

 

Dyslexia Testing

The Blosser Center does not provide diagnostic dyslexia testing. If you are searching for testing resources, we can provide this recommend list of Portland metro area testers, with whom we have had positive experiences.

 

Information

Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
www.ortonacademy.org

International Dyslexia Association
www.interdys.org

Learning Disabilities Association of America
www.ldaamerica.org

National Center for Learning Disabilities
www.ncld.org

Yale Center For Dyslexia & Creativity
www.dyslexia.yale.edu

Learning Ally (Audio Books and more)
www.learningally.org

Oregon Branch, International Dyslexia Association
www.orbida.org

 

Advocacy

The Advocacy Institute
http://www.advocacyinstitute.org

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon
www.decodingdyslexiaor.org

F.A.C.T. Oregon
http://factoregon.org

Wrightslaw
www.wrightslaw.com

 

Recommended Resource Centers and Books on Reading and Dyslexia

 

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Hall, Susan and Moats, Louisa (1999) Straight Talk About Reading. Contemporary Books Lincolnwood, IL

Hall, Susan and Moats, Louisa (2002) Parenting a Struggling Reader. Crown Publishing Group

Hampshire, Susan (1982) Susan’s Story. St. Martin’s Press New York, NY

Lavoie, Rick; (1989) How Difficult Can This Be? F.A.T. City. DVD

National Reading Panel (2000) Report of the National Reading Panel. National Institutes of Health, National Institute for Literacy.

Schultz, Philip; (2011) My Dyslexia. W.W. Norton & Company

Sherman, Lee and Ramsey, Betsy (2006) The Reading Glitch. Rowman & Littlefield Lanham, MD

Smith, Sally; (1981) No Easy Answers. Bantam Books New York, NY

Smith, Sally; (1991) Succeeding Against the Odds. Jeremy Tarcher, Inc. Los Angeles, CA

Simpson, Eileen; (1979) Reversals. Houghton Mifflin Boston, MA

Vail, Priscilla; (1989) Smart Kids with School Problems. Penguin Books New York, NY

 

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Adams, Marilyn; (1990) Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning About Print. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA

Balmuth, Miriam; (1992) The Roots of Phonics. York Press Baltimore MD

Berninger,Virginia and Wolf, Beverly; (2009) Teaching Students with Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. Brookes, Baltimore MD

Blakemore, Sarah-Jayne and Frith, Uta; (2005) The Learning Brain: Lessons for Education. Blackwell Malden, MA

Birsh, Judith;(2011) Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills. Brookes Baltimore, MD

Chall, Jeanne; (1967) Learning to Read: The Great Debate. McGraw Hill, Inc. New York, NY

Dehaene, Stanislas; (2009) Reading in the Brain. Penguin Group New York, NY

McCardle, Peggy; (2004) The Voice of Evidence in Reading Research. Brookes Publishing Baltimore, MD

National Research Council (1998) Preventing Reading Difficulties in Young Children. National Academy Press Washington, DC

Shaywitz, Sally; (2003) Overcoming Dyslexia. Alfred A. Knopf New York

 

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Cox, Aylett, (1985) Alphabetic Phonics. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Enfield, M.E. and Greene, V. (1970) Project Read.
projectread.com

Gillingham, Anna and Stillman, Bessie; (1936, 1956, 1960, 1997) The Gillingham Manual: Remedial Training for children with Specific Disability in Reading, Spelling and Penmanship. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Neuhaus Education Center
neuhaus.org

Orton, June; (1964) A Guide to Teaching Phonics. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Rome, Paula and Osman, Jean; (1972) The Language Tool Kit. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Slingerland Institute
slingerland.org

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; (1965) Dyslexia Training Program. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Traub, Nina; (1977) Recipe for Reading. School Specialty EPS, Cambridge MA

Whitehead, Dorothy; (1993, 2006) Unlocking the Power of Print. International Dyslexia Association Bookstore or The Blosser Center

Wilson Reading System & Wilson Language Training
www.wilsonlanguage.com