Dyslexia FAQ

What is Dyslexia?

“DYSLEXIA: The differences are personal, the diagnosis is clinical, the treatment is educational, the understanding is scientific.”— Margaret Byrd Rawson

 

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What is a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT)?

CALT is a professional credential to describe an individual who has the expertise to provide services to individuals who have difficulty acquiring the basic language skills necessary to read, write and spell. CALTs have a deep knowledge of the structure of the English language and the experience to apply these skills in creating an individualized treatment plan for the remediation of dyslexia and related learning disorders.

 

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What is Take Flight?

Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia is a two-year 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.

 

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What are Top Reasons for Take Flight Training?

  • TAKE FLIGHT is an ORTON-GILLINGHAM based dyslexia curriculum
  • A RESEARCH-BASED, well-designed program using scientific evidence supported by the 5 components of effective reading instruction.

 

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“Teaching reading is rocket science” -Louisa Moats