• Helpful Websites:

     1.  Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students - over 30 Chrome web extensions that can assist students in five main categories:

    • Text to Speech
    • Readability
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Focus
    • Navigation

    2.  Helpful Text-to-Speech Readers - 10 text-to-speech readers that can help take the frustration out of reading for your students with dyslexia (and other students with reading difficulties).  The article highlights which readers can be used with the desktop/laptop and the tablet/phone.  This is such a valuable resource that can change the way your students think about reading and keep them engaged in the learning process!

    3.  Learning Ally - A non-profit organization committed to helping dyslexic, blind, and visually impaired students thrive. Learning Ally provides audiobooks via an app that will enable your child to listen to real voices read their favorite books, and even textbooks!

    4.  Varsity Tutor - Conquer the school year with free live online classes, personalized 1-on-1 tutoring, and complete learning-at-home solutions.

    *Note: These are not all JISD resources.  They are outside resources that may be helpful for your learner.


    Three Beneficial Books for Parents and Teacher


    1. Overcoming Dyslexia: Second Edition, Completely Revised and Updated by Sally Shawitz, 2020

    2. Late, Lost and Unprepared: A Parent's Guide to Helping Children wih Executive Functioning by Joyce Cooper-Kahn, Laurie Dietzel, 2008

    3. Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD and LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It by Jerome J Schultz, 2011