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For Parents

Dyslexia: The first 100 Days

Washington Dyslexia Resource Guide

IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know

International Dyslexia Association

IDA fact sheets

Dyslexia Help at the University of Michigan

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Dyslexia Training Institute


Bright Solutions for Dyslexia

Reading Rockets Top 10 Resources on Dyslexia

Reading Rockets

National Center for Learning Disabilities


Wright’s Law

Learning Ally

Washington State Branch of the IDA

Learn more about the importance of early intervention AND identification for students at-risk for dyslexia:

Act Early, from the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Matthews Effect:

Third Grade Wall:

Washington State’s Literacy Screening and Intervention Law:

Outcomes better when delivered in first and second grade:


IDA Fact Sheet on Universal Screening:

How instruction changes brain circuitry with struggling readers:

Family History, Genetics, and Dyslexia

• IDA Fact Sheet on K-2 Universal Screening

• Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Gaab Lab, Dyslexia Myths

• It’s a Myth That Young Children Cannot Be Screened for Dyslexia!

• Is Dyslexia Genetic?

• Dyslexia and the Brain

• Ask a Geneticist

• Is Dyslexia Genetic?

• Reading Difficulties and Family History

• Genetics of Dyslexia

• Studies about genetics and dyslexia: (Fischer and Francks 2006; Lyytinen and Ahonen 2004), (Wolff & Melngalailis, 1994), (Snow, Burns, and Griffin 1998), (Snowling and Melby-Lervåg 2016), (Scarborough 1989), (Paradis, Emmerzael, and Duncan 2010), and (Kalashnikova, M., Goswami, U., & Burnham, D.).

Decoding Dyslexia WA does not endorse, represent, or have a legal connection with these resources. They are resources are included to be helpful to those seeking more information.

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