Parent and Family Resources
Families are a vital part of every academic success story.
LPLC’s Parent Outreach Coordinator helps families navigate the services we provide at our Center and connects parents with tools and resources in our community. Need assistance getting started with individual learning services? Visit our Getting Started page or contact our Parent Outreach Coordinator today.
Parent Involvement Series
LPLC hosts monthly events that connect parents and families to community resources that support people with learning disabilities. This series is free and open to everyone.
Check back soon for a video archive of past parent events.
The following organizations provide helpful information on learning disabilities and attention issues.
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Provides resources for parents and young adults with learning and attention issues.
Aims to give parents of children ages 3–20 who are struggling with learning and attention issues a direct path to the support they need most to make them feel more confident and capable, less frustrated and alone.
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Seeks to create opportunities for success for all individuals affected by learning disabilities by providing parent support, information and referral network services, advocacy on important legislation, and work with school systems to assure quality programs for students with learning disabilities.
Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public.
International Dyslexia Association
Promotes effective teaching approaches and related clinical educational intervention strategies for dyslexics, encourages interdisciplinary research, and facilitates the exploration of the causes and early identification of dyslexia.
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Provides education, information, advocacy, and support for individuals with ADHD.
Idaho Assistive Technology Project (IATP)
Helps Idahoans with disabilities acquire the assistive technology they need to live more independent lives. IATP is a federally funded program located at the University of Idaho.
Empowers students who read and learn differently by providing access to audio books for people with documented print disabilities, including those with dyslexia and visual impairments.