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

Herman Miller Cares

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SLD Read was honored to present the 2015 Kathryn Timmer Literacy Award to Herman Miller Cares at Bringing Literacy to Life on April 23, 2015.  (more…)

Become a Tutor

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We need you to help make reading possible for more children and adults in West Michigan! Training classes will be held in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Big Rapids in September. (more…)

40 Looks Great on Us

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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