If your child struggles with learning challenges, you are not alone! Read my article "College for Struggling Learners" to hear about other teenagers with learning problems. These are the resources listed in the article, linked so you can easily access the information.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Typical learning difficulties include dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia - often complicated by associated disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Learning Disabilities Association
Tips for College Admission
Learning Disabilities - 8 Tips For Effective College Registration For Students With LD or ADD.Read the 8 Tips
JoAnn also recommends "An adaptation of the Orton-Gillingham approach for classroom teaching of reading." This method is discussed on this website, with other resources as well. Read more.
The Slingerland Institute for Literacy is recommended by JoAnn. Visit their website here. "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder" by Richard Louv is recommended by Joelle. Read thebook.
Free Audiobooks: LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. The goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books. The ability of the readers will vary, but the price is right. LibriVox Website