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Useful Websites

www.chass.utoronto.ca/~danhall/phonetics/sammy.html

This excellent and innovative website, created by Daniel Currie Hall, allows viewers to change voicing, nasality, lip position, and tongue position using buttons and then view how the face moves to make the sound chosen. Check it out!

www.ldanatl.org

In their own words, LDA is the largest non-profit volunteer organization advocating for individuals with learning disabilities and has over 200 state and local affiliates in 42 states and Puerto Rico. LDA's international membership of over 15,000 includes members from 27 countries around the world. The membership, composed of individuals with learning disabilities, family members and concerned professionals, advocates for the almost three million students of school age with learning disabilities and for adults affected with learning disabilities. The state and local affiliates, through their affiliation with the national LDA, work continuously for individuals with learning disabilities, their parents and the professionals who serve them.

www.ldonline.org

LDOnLine, a website that promotes itself as "the leading Web site on learning disabilities for parents, teachers, and other professionals," provides sections specifically for teachers as well as "Ask Dr. Silver," "KidZone," "LD Store," and information about finding help for a student with a learning disability.

www.ldresources.com

LD Resources is a website devoted specifically to people with learning disabilities. Richard Wanderman, creator of the site, has developed and keeps current an extensive list of schools with L.D. support, technology that assists the student with a learning disability, organizations, conferences, and significant people. A presenter and trainer, Richard describes himself as "a successful adult with a learning disability (dyslexia)."

www.moosematerials.com

Janet Jones, an experienced Orton-Gillingham Practitioner, has made a wide variety of excellent, multisensory games to accent your Orton-Gillingham based lesson. Crazy Moose is a favorite, but there are dozens of great games here, all reasonably priced. If you have the old Moose Materials, go see what they have done in the last few years -- a welcome and outstanding upgrade.

www.morewords.com

A terrific word list generator that allows you to enter characteristics of a word and instantly creates a list of known words that fit the attributes you describe. There may be better word list generators, but we have never seen one this good that you don’t have to pay for!

www.wrightslaw.com

Parents, advocates, educators, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, up-to-date information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. You will find articles, cases, newsletters, and resources about dozens of topics in the Advocacy Libraries and Law Libraries.