Websites, Organizations, Books

Other Organizations to Check Out

"Bright Solutions" Newsletter by Susan Barton: http://brightsolutions.us


Southwest Branch of the International Dyslexia Association: http://southwestida.org


International Dyslexia Association: https://dyslexiaida.org/dyslexia-at-a-glance/

New Mexico's Dyslexia Law

New Mexico's HB 230, the Dyslexia Law (2010): https://www.nmlegis.gov/sessions/10%20Regular/bills/house/HB0230.pdf


Understanding the New Mexico Dyslexia Law: http://www.dyslegia.com/2010/01/new-mexico-2010-hb-230-dyslexic-student-intervention/


Letter to Schools in regards to implementing the NM Dyslexia Law: http://ped.state.nm.us/ped/SEBdocuments/law/HB%20230_%20May%2019,%202010.PDF


Understanding the Special Education Law in New Mexico: http://ped.state.nm.us/ped/SEB_laws.html

Books for Adults

The Basic Facts of Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems. 2008, by Louisa Cook Moats & Karen E. Dakin.


Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level, Jan 4, 2005, by Sally Shaywitz, M.D.


The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child's Confidence and Love of Learning. 2016. by Ben Foss.


The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain. Jul 31, 2012, by Brock L. Eide M.D., M.A. and Fernette F. Eide, M.D.


Proust and the Squid: the Story and Science of the Reading Brain. Aug 26, 2008. by Maryanne Wolf.



Books for Adults to Read to Children

Thank You, Mr. Falker. Apr 12, 2012. by Patricia Polacco.


It's Called Dyslexia. (Live and Learn Series). Sept. 1, 2007, by Jennifer Moore-Mallinow (Author), Nuria Roca (Illustrator).


If You're So Smart, How Come You Can't Spell Mississippi? (A Story About Dyslexia). Sept 7, 2014. by Barbara Esham (Author), Mike Gordon (Illustrator).

Our Best Recommendations for Parents

The Basic Facts of Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems. 2008, by Louisa Cook Moats & Karen E. Dakin.


The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child's Confidence and Love of Learning. 2016. by Ben Foss. (also available on Audible).

Best Resources for Teachers

The Basic Facts of Dyslexia & Other Reading Problems. 2008, by Louisa Cook Moats & Karen E. Dakin.


Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills. 2005. by Judith R. Birsh.


International Dyslexia Association, Fact Sheets: https://dyslexiaida.org/fact-sheets/


SWIDA Conference: https://sw.dyslexiaida.org/events/?event_id1=5