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LD and ADD/ADHD Expert Advice from Eileen S. Marzola, Ed.D.

Q: Do you have a directory or resource list of parent-support groups in the Denver, Colorado area?

A: I don't have a directory per se for Denver, but there are parent training and information centers in each state. Go to http://www.fcsn.org/ptis/ptilist.htm to find the one for Colorado. They will be able to help you find a parent support group in your area.

You can also contact the national parent support groups and see which ones have branches in your area. Try these:

  • Coordinated Campaign for Learning Disabilities (1-888-GR8-MIND, www.ldonline.org)
  • Learning disabilities Association of America (l-888-300-6710, www.ldanatl.org)
  • International Dyslexia Associaiton (1-800-ABCD123, www.interdys.org)
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders (1-800-233-4050, www.chadd.org)

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    For more than 20 years, Eileen Marzola has worked with children and adults with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders, and with their parents and teachers. She has been a regular education classroom teacher, a consultant teacher/resource teacher, an educational evaluator/diagnostician, and has also taught graduate students at the university level. Marzola is an adjunct assistant professor of education at Teachers College, Columbia University, and Hunter College of the City University of New York. She also maintains a private practice in the evaluation and teaching of children with learning disabilities and attention deficit disorders.

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