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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The 2014 Jack Gilman Literacy Award was presented to Joyce Melvin at Bringing Literacy to Life Kalamazoo, November 12, 2014 and all of our special Someones helped us raise $18,000 to keep making reading possible in West Michigan!    

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Community Workshops

Without a place like SLD Read, over 10,500 students in West Michigan would not have had the reading and writing intervention research continues to prove is most effective for individuals with dyslexia and similar reading challenges.

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Shopping for Literacy

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Welcome winter with a new sweatshirt or tee shirt and  Hold on to Hope with SLD Read! SLD Read is now partnered with Live Love Michigan for some cozy SLD Read apparel. 25% of the sales from SLD Read designs will be donated back to SLD Read so we can continue giving hope those who need it most. (more…)