Are you in the process of finding a new school for your child with learning disabilities (LD)? Perhaps you’re moving to a new location or looking for a different kind of school. If so, here are some resources that may help you identify options.

Independent schools

LD Resources provides information about K-12 schools in the United States with programs for kids with learning disabilities.

The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS) Directory contains detailed information on nearly 300 international boarding schools. Schools with programs for kids with learning difficulties and or AD/HD can be found using their advanced search option.

Public schools and charter schools

Directory of State Departments of Education, maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, provides information about public and non-public schools on national, state, and local levels.


Choosing the Right School for Your Child
by Brandi Roth, Ph.D. and Fay Van Der Kar-Levinson, Ph.D.

Getting the Best Education for Your Child: A Parent’s Checklist
by James Keogh

The Parents Guide to Alternatives in Education
by Ronald E. Koetzsch

Looking ahead to college

K & W Guide to College for Students with Learning Disabilities or ADD (8th Edition)
by Marybeth Kravets and Imy Wax

Peterson’s College Programs for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorders
by Stephen Strichart and Charles Mangrum