Literacy and Learning Seminars

Developing Foundational Skills in Reading, Writing and Spelling

For Parents and Educators

Join us for an informative and interactive hour designed to help parents and educators support and enhance literacy development.  The instructors will offer guidance and inspiration as you learn to implement strategies that align with current key findings for best instructional practices.


The 2021-2022 schedule coming soon!

      • Phonological Awareness
      • Phonics
      • Handwriting and  Written Expression
      • Fluency and Sight Words
      • Spelling
      • Vocabulary
      • Comprehension


Approved by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) for CEUs .

Literacy & Learning Seminars | The Written Word
As a parent attending the Literacy and Learning Seminars, I have learned practical ways I can support my child at home. Tara and Sharon are knowledgeable presenters and passionate about student success. M.S.


Enhance your knowledge for teaching reading, writing and spelling.


Learn strategies based on key current research findings.


Receive resources and handouts on each seminar topic.




6 :15 PM Check-in and Refreshments

6:30 – 7:30 PM Seminar



$40 fee for each seminar

Space is Limited

(Please note: No refunds will be issued, only a credit for a future seminar will be given).




The Written Word

Center for Dyslexia and Learning

319 S. Naperville Road, Suite 201

Wheaton, IL 60187


Tara Chapman | The Written Word Dyslexia and Learning

Tara’s Credentials

  • Co-Founder of The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
  • Licensed Dyslexia Therapist, Texas
  • Certified Academic Language Therapist – Qualified Instructor
  • Certified Montessori Elementary Teacher
  • M.S. Curriculum and Instruction – Reading
  • B.S. Elementary Education

Sharon Marrello

Sharon’s Credentials

  • Multi-Sensory- Structured Language Specialist
  • Dyslexia Specialist
  • Certified Academic Language Therapist- Trainee Affiliate
  • M.S. Reading
  • B.S. Education

Deadline is one week before each seminar date.


Please fill out the registration information below and we will confirm your acceptance into these seminars within a few business days and include an invoice for payment.