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Developmental Delay/Learning Disability Resources

Normal growth and development:
Baby Milestones by age-
Village Pediatrics website/ local resources:
Special Education Preschool:  what to expect
Special Needs resources:
Top 100 Special Needs Resources on the Web
Top 10 Special Needs Apps of 2013
Learning Disabilities
What is and isn’t a learning disability (LD)? LD is more than a “difference” or “difficulty” with learning—it’s a neurological disorder that affects the brain’s ability to receive, process, store and respond to information. LD will vary in how it impacts each individual child, adolescent and adult.
Internet Resources:
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities provides information, support and inspiration to parents of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.  This comprehensive website and blog include a free e-newsletter and regional educational programs that empower parents to become effective advocates for their children. Smart Kids also emphasizes the importance of nurturing a child’s interests and strengths, and works to dispel the stigma and misconceptions about learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders. is comprised of 15 nonprofit organizations that have joined forces to support parents of the one in five children with learning and attention issues throughout their journey.
LD OnLine
A leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD / ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders.
Common Classroom accommodations and modifications: