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

Tee Up for SLD Read

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Register a foursome for a fantastic round at Heritage Glen Golf Club, select SLD Read as your charity and your $400 will go to SLD Read and making reading possible in West Michigan! Thank you to Ullrey & Company for sponsoring the 10th Annual Kalamazoo Charity Invitational and including SLD Read as a charity of choice. Registration Deadline is June 21st.  (more…)

Bringing Literacy to Life

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” - The Lorax Mark your calendars to be a someone and help things get better!  Our next Seussical evening will be at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. Join us at Bringing Literacy to Life Kalamazoo, November 12, 2014.    

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. We were able to bring a few students along and demonstrate some different activities to allow us all to com-pre-hend. (more…)