It takes a village to raise a child.
There are many organizations that are working to help provide evidence-based services to new and struggling readers, including individuals with dyslexia. I would love to add them to Teaching a Struggling Reader: One Mom’s Experience with Dyslexia. However, I also want to keep that book’s length limited so it is a reasonably fast read. The more I add to it, the more intimidating it may become for some people. This page is additional resources I have discovered that may be of use to others. I have not used most of these resources so you will need to verify they meet your needs.
Different individuals learn at different rates. This article discusses the author’s experience with students and how long each group of kids seemed to need decodable books. Some only needed them in the very earliest phases of learning to read, others needed them for extended periods of time.
Literacy Nassau is a Long Island-based not-for-profit organization that makes literacy services accessible to disadvantaged populations of all ages by providing donation-based language-building programs.
Institute for Multi-sensory Education Trains educators how to teach reading using an Orton-Gillingham Approach.
Voyager Sopris Learning® provides research-based professional development for teachers and education leaders.