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Children\'s Dyslexia Center  of Allentown

Dyslexia?

Up to 20% of the U.S. population has learning disorders, and 80% of these people, many of them children, have...

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Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Reading

The curriculum used as the basis for tutoring and tutor training at all Children's Dyslexia Centers integrates principles of two of the leading Orton-Gillingham approaches.

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Success Chart

Success

Preliminary analysis of data on 213 children from 33 Dyslexia Centers in eleven states, illustrated in the chart right, shows

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How do I get help for my Child?

If my child is dyslexic, how do I enroll them in the Children's Dyslexia Center's program?

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Need Tutoring?

Learning to Read

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Millions of school children with dyslexia endure frustration and demoralization on a daily basis as they struggle to acquire skills that many of us take for granted. If your child is struggling with reading and writing, how do you know if dyslexia is the cause? Where can you go for help?

Children’s Dyslexia Center of Allentown

Train to be a Tutor

Tutor Training

The Children’s Dyslexia Center Program offers free training for individuals who are interested in receiving initial certification as tutors in the Orton-Gillingham approach. Requirements for certification include 45 hours of classroom instruction and 100 hours of practicum work under supervision of qualified professionals, tutoring two children twice a week at a Dyslexia Center.

How Can You Help?

Donation

100% of your donation stays in your community to help a local child with dyslexia. Throughout the year, each Dyslexia Center organizes a number of special events to help raise the funds necessary to support the program. There are also countless opportunities to participate both directly and indirectly, including volunteering at individual centers in a variety of ways.