There are so many wonderful books, websites, and places that can be great resources for living with dyslexia. This list is just a beginning place of resources that have been helpful for our journey. There are certainly more wonderful things out there! If there is a resource that you have found particularly helpful that is not listed, let me know! You don’t have to go on this journey alone.


Overcoming Dyslexia by Sally Shaywitz
Overcoming Dyslexia For Dummies by Tracey Wood
Reading By The Colors by Helen Irlen
Straight Talk About Reading by Susan Hall and Louisa Moates
The Dyslexic Scholar by Kathleen Nosek
All Kinds Of Minds by Dr. Mel Levine
Taking Charge of ADHD by Russell Barkley
How To Reach And Teach Children And Teens With Dyslexia by Cynthia M. Stowe
Thank You Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Hank Zipzer books by Henry Winkler


International Dyslexia Association
Dallas Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
Reading Pains
Optometrists Network
Hello Friend
National Dissemination for Children with Disabilities
All Kinds Of Minds
LD Resources
Learning Disabilities Online
Dyslexia Action (United Kingdom)
Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic
Dyslexia Parents Resource
Northeast Tarrant County Dyslexia Council
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Academic Language Therapy Association
Austin Area Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Houston Area Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities
Schwab Foundation For Learning (Great Schools, Inc.)
Texas Education Agency (Texas Dyslexia Handbook)
Wright’s Law (No Child Left Behind/Idea)
Irlen Institute International Headquarters
Irlen Advocacy
Texas Irlen Association

Places To Get Tested

Scottish Rite Hospital – Luke Waites Center (214) 559-5000
SMU-Diagnostic Center for Dyslexia and Related Disorders (972) 473-3446
Shelton School Dallas, TX (972)774-1772
TLC Ardmore, OK (Irlen Syndrome) (582) 226-8477