Tutoring Services

Tutoring Services
From after school programming to individualized, one-to-one sessions, our tutoring services are available on a sliding scale and additional scholarships are available for qualified students. Using the Orton-Gillingham approach, we focus on reading, writing and spelling for struggling readers of all ages.   Learn More

Professional Development

Professional Development
We offer professional development courses for educators that provide training using the latest research in multi-sensory instruction and remediation in reading, writing and spelling. By “teaching the teacher”, SLD Read’s courses are an effective way to help more learners with dyslexia and other reading challenges. Learn More

Community Workshops

Community Workshops
By collaborating with schools and other community agencies, we provide workshops for parents, educators, child care providers and others on a variety of literacy topics. Using hands-on activities and  a human-centered design process, our workshops support reading success for all types of learners. Learn More

Bringing Literacy to Life

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Join us on June 18th at the Goei Center in Grand Rapids as we celebrate our 40th birthday  Dr. Seuss style. Learn how we've helped over 10,000 people triumph over the "Literacy Once-ler"! (more…)

New Tutor Trainings

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Attend training to join us in providing individualized, one-to-one multisensory instruction in reading,  writing and spelling for at-risk readers of all ages. New tutor trainings are scheduled for Grand Rapids in April and Kalamazoo in May. You can help make reading possible throughout West Michigan - We Need You! (more…)

Reading with Maranda

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At SLD Read, we know that not all readers are alike. Our friend Maranda at WOOD TV8 knows this also and invited us to share some multisensory activities with her viewers for March is Reading Month. We were able to bring a few students along and demonstrate some different activities to allow us all to com-pre-hend. (more…)