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

Become a Tutor

We need you to help make reading possible for more children and adults in West Michigan! Training classes will be held in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo in February 2016! (more…)

Help Kids Like Connor

My name is Connor and I’m in sixth grade . I have dyslexia. I learned that it doesn’t get fixed like my broken arm will. My parents tell me all the time that I am lucky because they learned about SLD Read when I was so young. (more...)

Bringing Literacy to Life

 “You are capable of more than you know” – Glinda the Good Witch of the North
Journey Somewhere Over the Rainbow to support struggling readers at Bringing Literacy to Life 2016