Research-Based Reading Instruction
by Suzanne Whitney,
Research Editor, Wrightslaw
lot of attention has been focused on research-based reading instruction
Are there experts in this field?
Is there a way to find tutors for children with reading problems?
Is there an organization that can answer questions that educators,
school board members, and parents have about effective reading instruction?
Yes to all.
The International Dyslexia Association
(IDA) maintains a list of evaluators, tutors, and educational diagnosticians.
You can request a copy of the list for your area by calling the International
Dyslexia Association at 410-296-0232.
Individuals or organizations who wish to be added to International
Dyslexia Association database of providers may submit an application
to the International Dyslexia Association. Individual
of Accredited Training Courses and Trained Therapists
Teacher Training Centers and Programs
Disabilities and Research-Based Reading Instruction
IDA Fact Sheets on Dyslexia and Related Language-Based Learning Differences
Testing for Dyslexia
Understanding Your Dyslexia
What Is Dyslexia
Language Approaches (Orton-Gillingham based)
Reading List for Professionals
Download a membership
local Branches of the IDA
Scientific Advisory Board
IDA Annual Conference
Meet Sue Whitney
Sue Whitney of Merrimack, New
Hampshire, is the research editor for Wrightslaw.
Sue is the co-author of Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind (ISBN: 978-1-892320-12-4) that is
published by Harbor House Law Press.
In Doing Your Homework, she
writes about reading, research based instruction, No Child Left Behind, and
strategies for using federal education standards to advocate for
and to improve public schools. Her articles have been reprinted by SchwabLearning.org, EducationNews.org, Bridges4Kids.org, The Beacon: Journal of Special Education Law and Practice, the Schafer Autism Report, and have been used in CLE presentations to attorneys. Sue Whitney's bio.
Sue has served on New Hampshire's Special Education State
Committee on the Education of Students/Children with Disabilities
has been a volunteer educational surrogate parent. She currently works with families as a special education advocate.
© 2002-2014 by Suzanne Whitney.