The following are just some of the resources Bread of Life families have found to be helpful when dealing with special needs.  Be sure to join the Special Needs Flocknote group!

Testing

There are many resources available for testing/diagnosing learning issues in the area.  The following have been used and recommended by Bread of Life members:

Brighter Vistas


Dyslexia resources

Learning Ally - This organization has turned many textbooks and commonly read school books into audiobooks.  To subscribe, students must have a diagnosed learning disability or vision impairment. 

Librivox - This organization turns public domain books into audio books which are available on the web or through an app.  This service is free and open to all.

Neuhaus Education Center - Neuhaus provides evidence-based training and support to educators and district leaders, supplies information and resources to families, and offers direct services to adult learners. 


Support Groups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Houston International Dyslexia Association - 

At the Parent Networking Group there is an opportunity to listen to knowledgeable speakers, learn about reputable resources, and exchange ideas and information. The Houston Branch of The International Dyslexia Association (HBIDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with dyslexia and related learning disorders, their families and the communities that support them.  Visit the website to sign up to receive HBIDA notices and news. 

For up to date meeting information call 832-282-7154, https://www.facebook.com/HoustonIDA/ or Twitter: @HoustonDyslexia.  

National Association of Child Development - They are very homeschool friendly and deal with all sorts of "labels" and diagnosises including Austism spectrum, add/adhd, cp, learning disabled, brain injury, etd., as well as accelerated/gifted.