DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram Inc.

The newest endeavor of Crossroads for Educational Services, Inc. is the DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram.Inc. This organization is in partnership with the International Dyslexia Association Long Island branch scholarship reading program. The DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram raises money in order to offer students who come from low-income families tutorial reading services free of charge. It is hoped that these services in reading will help change the trajectory of their academic lives.

Mission Statement:

The mission of DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram is to teach children from low-income families who have dyslexia or language-based learning disabilities to decode/encode.

Description of The Organization:

The DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram is an organization that provides children of low-income families tutorial virtual reading services using an Orton-Gillingham reading programs on a sliding scale basis. Children are seen once or twice a week virtually on an individual basis. Students are placed in the Rapid Response Reading App the reminder of the week until their next session.

Descriptions of the Reading Tutors:

Tutors must have at least an Associate Degree in any area or attending a school to become a teacher. The tutors will receive 20 hours of Professional Development on one of the Orton Gillingham reading programs. The tutors will sign a contract in order to commit to 60 hours of volunteer tutoring.

Criteria for Selection:

Students are determined eligible if they receive assistance in a free lunch program or its equivalent. The districts that are targeted will be districts that are known to having low income families.

Structure of a Setting:

Students will be receiving the program for a maximum of 60 sessions virtually.

Students will be informally evaluated in the beginning of the first session, the middle of the sessions (30 days) and at the end of the sessions (60 days) to determine progress.

Students will be scheduled for one to two sessions a week for one hour including the use of the Rapid Reading Response App virtually.

Tutors will be able to teach their sessions virtually either at the students home or library.

Target beneficiaries of the DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram:

Students will be between the ages of 6 to 12. All individuals must meet the criteria of being part of the low-income community within their district. All students must attend a school in Nassau and Suffolk Counties and Manhattan.

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Our standardized battery of tests can pinpoint if your child has dyslexia, what kind of dyslexia they have and the impact their dyslexia has on their academic profile.

Consultation and
Professional Development

Crossroads presents
Orton-Gillingham based reading programs that develop the underpinnings of reading, spelling, fluency, comprehension and auditory memory for students within a K-12 environment.

Academic Therapy

Crossroads provides intensive,
one-to-one instruction that focuses on developing Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency and vocabulary skills which lead to better comprehension skills.

Scholarship Reading Program

The DyslexiaCrossroadsProgram, Inc. has been established to offer free Reading tutorial services for children whose families qualify as low income status from volunteer tutors.