FAQ - 📚What curriculum do you use? Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with DyslexiaRead more about this Orton-Gillingham based curriculum written by the staff of the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.#TakeFlight#DyslexiaAWareness#TheWrittenWord...

October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month. All across the world, individuals, communities and organizations will be making efforts to further the understanding of dyslexia. Dyslexia is the most common language-based learning disability.At the Center, we are dedicated to highlighting the strengths and creativity of individuals with dyslexia.  We will be...

DEVELOPING FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS IN READING, WRITING, AND SPELLING  Join us for an informative and interactive hour designed to help parents and educators support and enhance literacy development.The experienced and knowledgeable instructors will offer guidance and inspiration as you learn to implement strategies that align with current...

KINDERGARTEN & 1ST GRADELITERACY SKILLS WILL BE DEVELOPED THROUGH ACTIVITIES THAT EMPHASIZE:Phonological Awareness Phonics Listening Comprehension Handwriting & Fine Motor Skills  REGISTRATION DEADLINE 10/22/19Click here to check out what makes this so special!...

A Handbook for Parent, Educators, and Students  The following handbook was developed by Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) staff in consultation with a diverse group of professionals whose expertise, experiences, and perspectives were essential to the preparation of this handbook on dyslexia. These collaborative partnerships...

To find a trained dyslexia specialist in our state and learn more about the Academic Language Therapy Association Illinois Chapter.Our mission is to educate the community about the nature of Academic Language Therapy and the professionals, Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALTs) and Certified Academic Language...

👍Way to go, Anne, Kristin, Molly, Steve, and Terri! 😀 Congratulations on completing the Take Flight Dyslexia Therapist Training and earning the professional credential of Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT).#CALT #CertifiedAcademicLanguageTherapist #ALTA #TheWrittenWord #MCAMTT #DyslexiaAwareness[gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="17565,17567,17568,17570,17566"]...

😃 It was a fun and empowering NoticeAbility Entrepreneurs & Innovators Summer Workshop!  We decided to offer NoticeAbility to our students, as well as students in surrounding communities, in hopes that we could help them realize that there is more to their dyslexia than remediation. When students...

Check out the Spring Newsletter!  Click here for Updates, News, Resources, Training and More.    ABOUT US:  Tara J. Chapman and Craig C. Chapman are co-founders of The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning. We’re the only Center for Dyslexia and Learning in DuPage County, Illinois. Our mission is...

We are so proud of Tara Chapman! She has earned the professional credential of Qualified Instructor (QI) from the Academic Language Therapy Association.😃Thank you McKinney Christian Multisensory Teacher Training & Pam Shanahan Bazis for the excellent training and mentorship!#QI #ALTA #TakeFlight #DyslexiaAwareness #TheWrittenWord...