Family Resources

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Resources for Parents

PBIDA offers a variety of resources specifically for parents such as Annual Conference sessions, Fact Sheets, articles in the Focus Newsletter and Dyslexia Simulation programs.  



Helpful Websites:

Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network

Understood- For Learning and Attention Issues

Council for Exceptional Children

Education Law Center

National Center for Learning Disabilities

International Dyslexia Association

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

Wrightslaw Special Education and Law Advocacy

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Decoding Dyslexia PA

Decoding Dyslexia DE

Contact your School District for a list of resources


Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology, (AT) is available to students with dyslexia who need accessible instructional materials, (AIM) in order to fully participate and achieve in the general education curriculum. Examples of AT include but are not limited to: Text-to-Speech, Word Prediction, Speech-to-Text.

Assistive Technology Resources:

Learning Ally

Don Johnston


Dragon Naturally Speaking


College Resources:

Act Disability Testing Services

College Board Accommodated Testing (SAT and AP testing)

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest)

University of Michigan’s Website on Dyslexia and College

Acknowledging a Learning Disability on Your College Application

Dyslexia in College

The Rise Scholarship Foundation


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