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About Us

What is Dyslexia? Dyslexia is an inherited learning disability afflicts children without regard to race or gender. It is incurable, but it can be remediated successfully. 

 

Dyslexia affects up to 20% of all people. The most common reading disability, it can easily deprive children of a happy childhood and success as an adult. Reading failure is the most commonly shared characteristic of juvenile justice offenders. The National Institutes of Health says, “Dyslexia is the leading cause of reading failure and student dropouts in our nation”.

The Children's Dyslexia Centers have three specific areas of focus.

  1. Tutoring for students who struggle with reading and language.

  2. Training for teachers and other adults to work with students who have difficulty with the reading and language processing.

  3. Providing access for research to the largest database of teaching methods for students with Dyslexia in America.

About our program:

  • Enrollment is open to children ages six to eighteen. 

  • ​The Great Lakes Bay Center uses an Orton-Gillingham approach that is multisensory, systematic and sequential. Tutors meet with students twice a week for an hour in a one-on-one setting.

  • The program runs during the school year

  • Students are typically part of the program for two years

Clinical procedures and protocols for tutoring are developed and monitored by Children’s Dyslexia Centers Inc, a 501c3 charitable organization, located in Lexington, MA.

The Children’s Dyslexia Center, GLBR boasts a documented 92.4% success rate in bringing children to meet or exceed their proper reading grade level in 2 academic years.

Our goal is to see all students increase in their ability to read, grow their self-confidence, and believe they are capable and deserving of a bright future. 

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