Other Important Resources

Learning First Alliance. (1998). Every Child Reading: An Action Plan. Washington, DC: Learning First Alliance. www.learningfirst.org/publications

Lyon, G. Reid. (1999). "The NICHD Research Program in Reading Development, Reading Disorders and Reading Instruction: A Summary of Research Findings." From Keys to Successful Learning: A National Summit on Research in Learning Disabilities. New York: The National Center for Learning Disabilities. Moats, Louisa. (1999, June). Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science: What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do. This report is from the National Federation of Teachers review of the reading research and describes the essential knowledge base for teacher candidates. www.aft.org/edissues National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction. This final report of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) assesses the effectiveness of various approaches to teaching children to read. Washington, DC: NICHD. (800-370-2943; www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/ nrp/smallbook)

Reading for Blind & Dyslexic—Learning Through Listening. A nonprofit organization, RFB&D is the nation's educational library serving people who cannot read standard print effectively because of a visual impairment, learning disability, or other physical disability. They lend audio books in a broad range of subjects at all educational levels, from kindergarten to post-graduate studies. Nearly 75 percent of the people who use RFB&D's audio textbooks have dyslexia or other reading-based learning disabilities. (800-221-4792; www.rfbd.org)

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