Resources

National Support Organizations

Headstrong Nation (dyslexia)
Eye to Eye (peer mentoring)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD )
Dr. Hallowell
International Dyslexia Association (IDA)
Decoding Dyslexia, national
Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity
Council for Exceptional Children
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association
Autism Society
LD OnLine

San Francisco

Speech Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Allison Atwood MS, OTR/L – Alliatwood@gmail.com
http://www.playwrite.org/
http://www.starfishtherapies.com/
SF OT

Physical Therapy

Janet Green Babb – babb.devprog@gmail.com / 415-847-4034

Pediatricians

Getzwell Pediatrics – http://getzwell.com/

Social Skills Training

http://www.sfbayplaytherapy.com/
http://socialskillgroupwork.com/
http://www.kidspacetherapy.com/
SF Assessments and Social Skills Training 

Assessments

Kai Johnson 510-843-2005

Tina Guterman Ph.D 415-440-4713

Leyla Bologlu Ph. D 415-674-6945


SF Assessments

Resources

Marin Area

Marin Support Organizations

Matrix Parent Network
Parent Education Network
Parents Helping Parents
Flexible Learning Opportunities
Marin Autism Collaborative
Decoding Dyslexia California

 

Finding Marin Educational Therapists/Tutors

Association of Educational Therapy
Marin Educators in Private Practice

Marin Speech and Language Therapists

Speech Language & Learning Services of Marin

Marin Social Skills Training

Anna Vagin, Ph.D., Social Time
Barbara Easterlin, Authentica Friendship Groups Marin
Gaye Roegiers, Social Learning Works
Susan Diamond: Diamond Language

Marin Occupational Therapists

Children’s Therapy Services, Inc
Gaynelle Woods, OT
Ready, Set, GO Therapy
Little Hands Occupational Therapy

Marin Vision Therapists

Dr. David Grisham, Rising Star Optometry
Dr. Iole Taddei

Marin Therapists

Robert Nemerovski, Psy.D
Rebecca Foote, Ph.D.
Peter Howard, Ph.D.
Dina Leitch, L.M.F.T.
Holly Seerley, M.A., M.F.T.
Alexandra Matthews, Ph.D.

Marin Behavior and Music Therapist

Pierre Brennan

Marin Assessments

Mary Cunningham, Ph.D
Diane H Engelman, Ph.D.
Melanie Johnson, Ph.D
Ellen Krantz, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Mindy Rosenberg, Ph.D.
Alan Siegel, Ph.D.
Masonic Center for Youth and Families

Marin College and Career Advisors

Bound4College
Mary Ann Maggiore
Jani Ross

Resources

Learning Ally: audiobooks
Autistry Studios: pre-vocational program for students with ASD
Social Thinking, Michele Garcia Winner

Talking Dictionary with Homophone Checker and Current Usage
Visual Dictionary and Thesaurus

ADHD Resources for Teachers
Classroom Accomodations
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Parents Guide to Understanding and Coping with ADHD
ADHD and the Military

Audiotext Sourceswww.audible.com
www.learningally.com
www.bookshare.org

Structured Word Inquiry Tools
– Mini Matrix: www.neilramsden.co.uk/spelling/matrix
– Word Origins: www.etymonline.com
– Word Searcher: www.neilramsden.co.uk/spelling/searcher/index.html

Video Examples of Text-to-Speach Software
http://www.headstrongnation.org/adults/tools

Social Media Platformswww.todaysmeet.com
www.schoology.com

Note-Taking and Graphic Organizing Apps
www.evernote.com
Noteability: www.gingerlabs.com
www.inspiration.com
www.kidspiration.com

Overview of “21st Century Skills”
www.p21.org/storage/documents/1._p21_framework_2-pager.pdf

Vocabulary Apps – Etymologic: appcrawlr.com/ios/etymologic
MadLibs and The Opposites: http://tinyurl.com/qcfeuww

Ultimate Vocabulary Resource Guide

Books

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning
The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
My Dyslexia
Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary “Executive Skills” Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential
Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Parent Guide to Hassle-Free Homework
Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)
Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew: Updated and Expanded Edition
Autism as Context Blindness
The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
A Mind at a Time: America’s Top Learning Expert Shows How Every Child Can Succeed
The Myth of Laziness
Rethinking Learning Disabilities: Understanding Children Who Struggle in School
Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades