Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What services do you offer for children with dyslexia?
A: We offer a comprehensive range of services tailored for children with dyslexia, including one-on-one tutoring, structured literacy programs, assessment services, and educational consulting. Our programs are designed to improve reading, writing, and spelling skills, using evidence-based methods that are proven to help students with dyslexia succeed academically.
Q: How do I know if my child needs your services?
A: If your child is struggling with reading, writing, spelling, or related language skills, they might benefit from our services. Common signs of dyslexia include difficulty reading at grade level, problems with decoding words, and challenges with spelling. We recommend starting with an assessment to determine your child's specific needs.
Q: Can you provide an assessment for my child?
A: Yes, we offer detailed assessments conducted by qualified professionals to identify strengths and weaknesses in reading and related skills. Our assessments can help determine if your child has dyslexia or any other learning differences, providing a solid foundation for personalized intervention.
Q: What makes your approach to dyslexia intervention effective?
A: Our approach is based on the Orton-Gillingham method and other research-backed strategies that focus on the explicit teaching of phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension. We offer personalized learning plans, skilled educators with specialized training in dyslexia, and ongoing support and progress monitoring.
Q: How long before we see improvement in our child's reading skills?
A: Improvement timelines vary depending on the individual child, the frequency of sessions, and the severity of dyslexia. However, many of our clients begin to see significant progress within a few months of consistent, targeted intervention.
Q: Do you offer support for schools and educators?
A: Yes, we provide professional development and training for schools and educators on effective dyslexia intervention strategies. We also offer school consultation services to help implement structured literacy programs and accommodations for students with dyslexia.
Q: How can I get started with your services?
A: The first step is to contact us for an initial consultation. We'll discuss your child's needs and how our services can help. From there, we can schedule an assessment to create a personalized intervention plan for your child.
Q: Are your services covered by insurance or eligible for any funding assistance?
A: While educational services like ours are generally not covered by insurance, many families use Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) or Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) for related expenses. We also provide information on grants and scholarships for which you might be eligible.