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Learning Difference Resources

 

The faculty at The Winston School San Antonio specializes in educating students with diagnosed learning disabilities, including but not limited to ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, visual & auditory processing disorders, and dyscalculia. Below, you can find a list of resources that your family may find helpful, whether or not your child is enrolled at Winston.


Please note: The resources listed on this page have been recommended by parents, students, educators, and other professionals. However, inclusion on this list is not indicative of any endorsement by The Winston School San Antonio or its administration. 



Websites for Students & Families


Awesome Library – A directory that organizes the Web with 18,000 reviewed resources.
Awesome Library Special Education – A directory containing sources of information, professional papers and lesson plans for all types of special education including ADD, assistive technology, hearing impaired, visually impaired, gifted, physically challenged and various other needs.
BiblioTech – An online library through the City of San Antonio. Sign up for an electronic library card and “check-out” books of all reading levels through affiliate apps, including 3M. Books are uploaded onto your phone or tablet. 
CHADD – CHADD is an organization for children and adults with ADHD. Information such as the magazine, Attention, is available for individuals with ADHD and their families.
Council for Exceptional Children - The Council for Exceptional Children is a professional association of educators dedicated to advancing the success of children with exceptionalities.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education – ERIC provides information on the education of individuals with disabilities.
Family Education Network – This is a free web service sponsored by Microsoft. It was started in September 1996 by a group of educators and others interested in children.
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc. – This company publishes excellent resources on topics such as: learning disabilities, ADHD, divorce, bullies, study skills, building healthy relationships, self-esteem and gifted students.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) – This organization is dedicated to the study and treatment of dyslexia.
Kurzweil – Reading, writing, and learning software for struggling students.
LD OnLine – This is the official website of the Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities.
Learning Disabilities Association of America -The purpose of this organization is to advance the education and general welfare of children and adults of normal or potentially normal intelligence who manifest disabilities of a perceptual, conceptual, or coordinative nature. There is a link on this website for the Learning Disabilities Association of Texas.
Love & Logic, Inc. – This company publishes behavior management materials for parents and teachers.
National Center for Learning Disabilities – The National Center for Learning Disabilities provides national leadership in support of children and adults with learning disabilities by offering information, resources, and referral services; developing and supporting innovative educational programs; promoting public awareness; and advocating for more effective policies and legislation to help individuals with learning disabilities.
Center for Parent Information and Resources – Visit the CPIR's Repository of Resources and access a treasure trove of products related to children with disabilities.
Open Forest – Evidence-based mental health self-help website.
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic – This is a national educational library for individuals with print disabilities.
SIM-Winston employs the Strategic Instruction Model (SIM) school-wide. Learn more about this successful initiative.
TEA (Texas Education Agency) – Special Education in Texas
The Texas State Library for the Blind – This state agency provides reading materials on cassette for individuals who are blind or have a reading disability.
Understood.org – Information on learning and attention issues for parents and professionals.
 
If you would like to submit a resource to be included on this page, please submit your request to development-group@winston-sa.org


Other Resources
 

Unfortunately our faculty is not trained to educate students with developmental disabilities. However, as an organization committed to the education of all students, we have compiled the following list of resources for families seeking assistance.
Please note: The resources listed on this page have been recommended by parents, students, educators, and other professionals. However, inclusion on this list is not indicative of any endorsement by The Winston School San Antonio or its administration. 


Autism Society — The Autism Society is a grassroots organization aimed at increasing public awareness about autism. They provide guides and publications about living with this condition.
Cerebral Palsy Resource Guide – Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by Cerebral palsy (CP)
Cerebral Palsy Group – The Cerebral Palsy Group provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy.
The Nellie Reddix Center San Antonio – The Nellie Reddix Center supports the transition of students with disabilities from school life to adult life by working as a team with the student’s support system through person-centered planning.
 
If you would like to submit a resource to be included on this page, please submit your request to development-group@winston-sa.org