LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS/WRITERS
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2-1-1 Northeast Region
Description of Service
A Different Way In Reading is a literacy program primarily for K-12 students who have dyslexia or serious difficulties with reading and-or written language. The Center uses a program which was specifically designed for students with dyslexia, Alphabetic Phonics. This multisensory scientifically-based structured language education program teaches each sound and "secret" rule that is reliable in the English language explicitly. Students receive three hours of instruction-week, given in groups of from one to four students, depending on student need. The program occurs mainly after school hours and is free of charge to families.
Capital District. Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
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Call for details
Call instructors Kathy Jensen, 518-377-5387 or Roberta Read, 518-489-1938
Call for application. Referral required. A referral can come from a parent-guardian, school district, psychologist, agency, or from an adult student. The prospective student would come for an evaluation in reading, decoding and comprehension, spelling, written expression and phonemic awareness. If it is determined that the prospective student could benefit from the program, the student would need to make a commitment of three hours per week and commit to do the required practice exercises. Student will be put on waiting list until a suitable opening is available.
Kindergarten through 12th grade students struggling with reading and writing.
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Hours of Operation
Mostly late afternoon to evening; some during school days. Call for information.