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The following links provide information about various topics related to this study. These links are not endorsed by the universities or researchers involved in this study and are provided as educational resources only.

Reading Development

Reading Rockets - Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that looks at how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help them.
LDonline - A general reading disabilities site that has articles about preventing and assisting children with reading difficulties.
International Reading Association - At this site you can download free brochures that provide valuable tips for parents of young readers.

Twin Research

International Society for Twin Studies - The International Society for Twin Studies (ISTS) is an international, nonpolitical, nonprofit, multidisciplinary scientific organization. Its purpose is to further research and public education in all fields related to twins and twin studies, for the mutual benefit of twins and their families and of scientific research in general. The Society was founded in Rome in 1974.
The Center for Study of Multiple Birth - The Center's purpose is to stimulate and foster medical and social research in the area of multiple birth and to provide help to parents with the special problems they and their offspring encounter.
Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry- The MATR includes families in North and South Carolina and Virginia who are willing to participate in research. This link provides a good answer to the question "Why study twins?"

DNA Research

Genetic Science Learning Center - Resource for students, teachers and families that explains genetic concepts and how they relate to our lives. Includes online activities, labs, experiments and workshops.
DNA from the Beginning - An animated primer on many genetic concepts, including the basics of DNA, genes and heredity.
The US Human Genome Project - The official site of the HGP provides the visitor with information on the history, timeline and goals of the Human Genome Project.

University Information

University of Colorado, Boulder - CU's homepage. Here you can take a 'virtual tour' of the CU campus and find out more about campus life, research and various academic programs that CU has to offer.
University of New England, Australia - Homepage for the UNE campus in Armidale, Australia.
Stavanger College, Norway - The English page which gives a brief overview of Stavanger College.

Boulder, Colorado

Boulder Community Network - This site offers information on everything about Boulder, from current weather conditions and news, to festivals, shopping and entertainment opportunities in town.
City of Boulder - Covers government and current city and county issues as well as services offered by Boulder County.

Boulder Daily Camera - The local newspaper for residents of Boulder County.


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