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 and Literacy Coaching

We offer professional development courses and literacy coaching 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 September 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...)

Dyslexia Awareness

Community Workshops
1 in 5 individuals in the United States have a learning difference such as dyslexia which impacts their capacity to learn to read. In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month this October, we are working to provide resources to help our communities recognize and celebrate the unique gifts of individuals with dyslexia and other reading differences. (more…)