Education Services

LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS/WRITERS

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceA 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.
LocationSchenectady
Geographical AreaCapital District. Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall instructors Kathy Jensen, 518-377-5387 or Roberta Read, 518-489-1938
Intake RequirementsCall 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.
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
OtherDonations accepted
EligibilityKindergarten through 12th grade students struggling with reading and writing.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo Cost
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mostly late afternoon to evening; some during school days. Call for information.
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 8 North Church Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Schenectady, NY 12305
Main Phone 518-945-8842
Service Location Email adifferentwayin@gmail.com
Web Address www.adifferentwayin.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: DIFFERENT WAY IN READING CENTER
Affiliated Program: LITERACY INSTRUCTION FOR STRUGGLING READERS/WRITERS
This Service: Education Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Learning Disabilities (YF-4500)
Reading Disorder (YF-4500.7000)
Remedial Education (HH-7000)
Youth Literacy Programs (HH-4500.9500)