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
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?
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.