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Education & Resources
Education & Resources
Workshops & Events

Workshops and events for the identification and management of those with learning disabilities, with a special emphasis in the area of language learning differences, are offered to a broad range of audiences. Information Packets and Extended Resource Kits are available upon request and free of charge.

In addition, information for educators, families, and the general public is available through the JPWMF Rebecca Hall Memorial Library collection which is located at the Tom Green County libraries. Other on-line resources are available through links on this website.

Monthly Parent/Teacher Meetings are held each month at the Learning Center. Different topics will be discussed each month on various aspects of dyslexia and learning disabilities.

For more information on upcoming workshops and events, please visit our EVENTS page.

Dyslexia Resources

Helpful Dyslexia Terminology

What does it look like to be dyslexic?
This is an article with a link to give someone who does not understand what it is like to be dyslexic. Click on the word simulation and see what it does.

International Dyslexia Association
The IDA provides many valuable resources for those interested in dyslexia and other language learning differences. Annual conferences are designed to address all audiences from those affected by dyslexia to educators and researchers. Many free resources are available on-line and reproduction of materials is encouraged.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
The Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia at TSRHC is a leader in the field of diagnostics and research-based techniques for children with learning disorders. Take Flight is a curriculum developed for dyslexic children and is the basis for academic language therapy at the JPW Learning Center.

The Academic Language Therapy Association
To learn more about academic language therapy, the professional requirements of a Certified Academic Language Therapist, or to locate a therapist in your area, visit the ALTA website.

International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council
The purpose of IMSLEC is to establish and maintain the highest of professional standards through the accreditation of post secondary educational programs that offer comprehensive training in multisensory structured language education.

Good Resources for Information:

U.S. Department of Education No Child Left Behind
Search “dyslexia” or “504 Accommodations”:

Texas Education Agency

Education Service Center Region 10 

Dallas Branch IDA

Lindamood Bell for hyperlexia and autism

Neuhaus Education Center

Shelton School

Assistive Technologies:

Texas State Library Talking Book Program

Learning Ally
Formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

Kurzweil Reader

Educational Resources and Games:

Schwab Learing award-winning activity based site

Lexia Instructional Software for Reading

Starfall Reading Games Pre-K through 1st

Read – Write – Think web resources

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity 

A Childs Touchstone

Scholarships for students with disabilities

College Planning Guide for students with learning disabilities