Tennessee Center for the Study and Treatment of Dyslexia

 

Releasing the Potential
Dedicated to Unraveling the puzzle of dyslexia

The Center is dedicated to unraveling the puzzle of dyslexia. It is a model for the organization and delivery of professional services to students with dyslexia, to psychologists and teachers who identify and instruct them, and to schools that must orchestrate a broad range of factors that will enable these students to achieve their potential.


 

The Center is dedicated to the following objectives:

  • Identifying factors that negatively impact reading
  • Identifying instructional approaches that promote reading
  • Informing the public about the condition of dyslexia and related learning differences
  • Establishing reliable approaches to identifying students (K-12) with dyslexia and reading failure
  • Informing teachers (pre-service and in-service) about best practices that promote literacy acquisition among students with dyslexia and others who struggle with reading
  • Enhancing the knowledge base regarding the nature of dyslexia and reading underachievement

Center Services

  • In-service workshops for Tennessee schools
  • Public workshops for parents and community stakeholders
  • Hosted instructional trainings for educators
  • Regional conferences to raise awareness of dyslexia and causes of reading failure
  • Assistance to parents and educators to aid school based identification of dyslexia and related learning differences
  • Testing services to inform our understanding of dyslexia and related learning differences

Important Events

#TRUEBLUEGIVE
Join us for MTSU's True Blue Give 
event and show your support for
the Center for the Study and
Treatment of Dyslexia
with your donation today.
Simply go to 
http://www.mtsu.edu/truebluegive
and scroll down to the College
of Education box:
Hit "Make a Donation" and
then designate your gift
to the Center for Dyslexia.
Or text MTSU11 to 71777.
Double your impact by giving 
before this Friday, February 16th.
A generous donor has agreed to
match the first $5,000 raised!
We appreciate gifts of any
amount!‚Äč

February 24, 2018
Language Bootcamp
Parents | Teachers

March 17, 2018
Fox Reading Conference
 

April 21, 2018
Stimulating Children's Listening, Speaking, and Reading Skills to Support Literacy Development