Every kid has lumps, warts, and bumps in the road. If your child's lumps and bumps include a learning disability, here are some of the links that I've run into that might help.
First off, there's the link that spawned this entire page. It's called
100 web tools for learning with a disability
Secondly, consult the
pages, both of which list resources.
And third, check out the
ADHD and Attention Tools
One of the tools that's used for ADHD children is a clipboard with a timer on it. The timer goes off every 5 minutes and if the child is paying attention, they color in an animal. After they color in a whole page, they get a prize.
that's made for the very same purpose.
Here are also some notes:
The Ball-Stick-Bird method of teaching reading by Renee Fuller claims that it can be successfully used by the learning disabled,
severely brain damaged and low IQ students. The publication is quite pricey and I have no idea if it's any good. However,
here's an overview of it
. It is based on extremely sound principals.
Disability Learning Tools and Techniques
The Anachronistic Mom's notes on
Learning to Spel