Structured Literacy Instruction

The Center provides structured literacy instruction to students with characteristics of dyslexia. This instruction is delivered in a small group setting with sustained intensity at the Center.

Delivering empirically validated intensive structured literacy instruction to students with characteristics of dyslexia provides:

  • Center staff with the opportunity to expand and refine their instructional skills
  • MTSU students with the opportunity to gain valuable practicum experiences working with students with characteristics of dyslexia
  • Educators from across the state with the opportunity to visit the Center to observe structured literacy instruction delivered with fidelity

If you would like to schedule a time to observe structured literacy instruction at the Center, please contact dyslexia@mtsu.edu

CertifiedTutors

A few national organizations maintain public lists of professionals trained to provide Structured Literacy intervention, which is necessary for students with characteristics of dyslexia. This type of intervention is also known as Orton-Gillingham based instruction or Multisensory Structured Language Instruction. The following websites provide information on dyslexia interventionists located in Tennessee:

The Center for Reading Instruction


Academic Language Therapy Association

Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

                Wilson Language Training