The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
We are a dyslexia-focused Center dedicated to educating and supporting students, parents, and teachers within the surrounding local communities. The Center offers the following services: ACADEMIC LANGUAGE (DYSLEXIA) THERAPY FOR STUDENTS, EDUCATIONAL TUTORING SERVICES FOR STUDENTS and ACADEMIC LANGUAGE (DYSLEXIA) THERAPIST TRAINING.
The Co-Founder, Tara, is a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), a Qualified Instructor (QI) and a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist, TX (LDT). Tara earned her Qualified Instructor (QI) professional credential at McKinney Christian Academy’s Multisensory Teacher Training Center in Texas.
As a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), Tara is specially trained to use Orton-Gillingham methods that are individualized and unique to the specific learner. Her instructional delivery involves using Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia, which is a multisensory approach to teaching language acquisition skills that develop a student’s ability to learn to read, write and spell.
A Qualified Instructor (QI) has earned the credential necessary to teach professionals to become a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) through an accredited International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) training center. Tara has been approved to offer training in Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia that was developed by staff at the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (TSRHC) in Dallas, Texas.