Dyslexia Resources for Parents

Welcome, parents! Here you’ll find all the resources you need to learn more about your child’s learning style, the programs we offer, and the way we commit to helping our students. If you’re looking for something you don’t see here, simply give us a call. We’re always happy to help.


Web-Based Resources for Dyslexia

A Family’s Guide to Learning Disabilities

All Kinds of Minds

Great Schools

Learning Disabilities Association of America

Learning Disabilities Association of Kentucky

LD Online

Misunderstood Minds

National Center for Learning Disabilities


General Dyslexia Information

Education for Children with Dyslexia: An Online Guide

Parents’ Dyslexia Resource

International Dyslexia Association

PBS Parents – Resources on Dyslexia

The Barton Reading & Spelling System

International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC)

Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)

The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators


Higher Education Resources for Children with Dyslexia

Affordable College for Students with Disabilities

College Resources for Students with Disabilities

Testing & Tutor Referrals for Children with Dyslexia

(Learn more about testing)

Certified Dyslexia Testing Specialists in Kentucky:

Bowling Green: Bonnie Nicks, The Learning Center, 270-303-6839

Danville: Gina Waldrop, 859-936-1373 or 859-583-3035

Georgetown: Brenda Embry, Tidewater Educational Services, Inc., 502-370-4230

Harrodsburg: Rebecca Vinson, 859-699-0671

Lexington: Stacey Berry and Kimberly Hudson, Associated Therapeutics, 859-219-0127

Louisville: Sheila Blandford, 502-644-5289

Louisville: Dr. Lee Epstein, 502-459-7433

Schools in Kentucky that can screen for dyslexia:

The dePaul School, Louisville, 502-459-6131

Hindman Settlement School Dyslexia Program, Hindman, 606-785-4044

Shedd Academy, Mayfield, 270-247-8007

After-School Tutoring:

Dyslexia Association of the Pennyrile, Hopkinsville, 270-269-0932

Hindman Settlement School Dyslexia Program, Hindman, 606-785-4044


Other Dyslexia Schools

The dePaul School, Louisville, KY

June Shelton School, Dallas, TX

Landmark School, Prides Crossing, MA

Shedd Academy, Mayfield, KY

Springer School and Center, Cincinnati, OH

The Gow School for Dyslexia and Learning Disabilities, South Wales, NY

Colleges with Programs for LD Students


Recommended Reading About Dyslexia

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.

Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention by Nancy Mather and Barbara J. Wendling

How to Reach and Teach Children and Teens with Dyslexia: A Parent and Teacher Guide to Helping Students of All Ages Academically, Socially and Emotionally by Cynthia M. Stowe, M.Ed.