Welcome to the Children’s Dyslexia Center – Southern Illinois A Scottish Rite Charity
Dyslexia is estimated to affect over 2 million children in the United States. These children typically have average or above average intelligence. However if their dyslexia causes academic problems, it can lead to emotional and self-esteem issues through out their lives.
Since 2002 the Southern Illinois Center has been providing tutoring to children, by highly educated tutors, free of charge. Specialized training in the Orton-Gillingham method, has also been provided free of charge, to individuals with at least a bachelors degree. Contact us to learn more about helping your child or learning to help children.
Learn more about how the Children’s Dyslexia Center – Southern Illinois has impacted the lives of children in your community.
Children’s Dyslexia Center Impacting Lives of Children – PowerPoint Presentation
Children’s Dyslexia Center Impacting Lives of Children – PDF version of Presentation
Max’s Story – PDF attachment
Listen to our director, Michele Johnson and board member, Kathleen Kennedy be interviewed by Paul Cook from Y98 talk about our Dyslexia and the Children’s Dyslexia Center, Inc. at http://y98.cbslocal.com/2016/02/23/stl-voices-with-childrens-dyslexia-center/.
Director: Michele M. Johnson
Administrative Assistant: Jannean Muehlfeld
Our program is accredited by both the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).