ABOUT LDRFA

LD Resources Foundation was created in 2001 to help bridge the gap between possibilities and realities for those with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit disorders.

LD Resources Foundation is a non-profit organization under IRS section 501(c)(3)

STATISTICS

15-20%

One in five students, or 15-20% of the population, have a language-based learning disability.

Source: Legistar

25%-65%

25% to 65% of children with dyslexia have a dyslexic parent. Dyslexia is the most common of the language-based learning disabilities.

Source: NCLD

30%

It is estimated that 30% of those with dyslexia have coexisting AD/HD.

Source: NCLD

3–5%

AD/HD, affecting 3–5% of the school population, is characterized by inattention, distractibility, hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Source: Healthline

LDRFA MISSION

We strive to maintain an on-going commitment to inform, inspire, and empower individuals with learning disabilities, Dyslexia, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD); providing access to invaluable resources and tools to overcome barriers and positively impact one’s daily literacy journey.

what is assistive technology

WHAT IS ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive Technology (AT) is any device, piece of equipment or software that helps a person to more easily tackle daily challenges at school or at work. It makes learning and communication simpler and more functional.

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We are continually working to expand our network, enabling us to provide assistance to as many students as possible. But to do so we need your help. Donations are tax deductible and provide services for Learning Disability students so that they may reach their full potential. We appreciate donations of any amount.

Testimonials

  • “I have referred dozens of students to the LDRF website so they are aware of the resources that are available to students with learning disabilities and ADD &ADHD”

    The New School, SDS
  • “…I was very impressed with the training and the assistive technology awarded to the student, I immediately brought to Ms. Paz’s attention our Bedford Hills College Program, which serves approximately 150 students at the maximum security prison for women. Since then Ms. Paz has supported students and staff of MMC’x ODS, Access Program and library with assistive technology and training…”

    Ronald C. Jackson, Dean of Students, Marymount Manhattan
  • “I am most appreciative to LD Resources Foundation for their generous support and enhancement of our students potential”

    Marymount Manhattan
  • “I have referred dozens of students to the LDRFA website so they are aware of the resources that are available to students with learning disabilities and ADD and ADHD”

    The New School, SDS
  • “Ms. Paz has been enormously helpful in Identifying Software and Hardware that we might try”

    The Churchill School and Center
  • “Thank you, thank you, thank you, so much for a job well done” 

    Brooklyn Public Library
  • “Thank you for your continued work in helping people with learning disabilities in New York. Since 2001, your organization has made great strives in advocating for and presenting vital services for people with disabilities. Your work is of great importance to our city. I understand the significance of bringing resources to support LD Resources Foundation, Inc. and the students you aid.

    On behalf of the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, I fully support the work your organization performs and commend you and the Board of LDRF. I wish you great success. The greater the level of independence obtainable for any person with a disability, the greater will be their successes in life.”

    Matthew Sapolin, Commissioner

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