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...

Ask the Expert: Coffee Klatch Academic Language Therapist: Tara Chapman Tara will be joining our coffee klatch to answer your questions about how to help address written expression struggles in students with dyslexia. Please submit your questions ahead of time to info@dagnaperville.com. Please RSVP on the Upcoming Events Page....

November 17th we celebrated our first year as owners of "The Center". We are thankful for the support we received from family, friends and local business partners! 😀📚✏️🙏We are grateful to have crossed paths with Jenny Goudreault. Jenny is a talented watercolor artist specializing in Art...

#DyslexiaAwareness The Center is selling t-shirts ($15) and posters (make a donation), creatively designed by two students who attend The Written Word. In addition, we will be giving away FREE #DyslexiaAwareness bracelets.Go to our contact form or stop in to order!All proceeds will be donated to the Dyslexia Buddy Network,...

October is #DyslexiaAwareness Month! This is the month to bring awareness to dyslexia, but more importantly, to celebrate every child's strengths and gifts.  During the month of October, the Center is dedicated to not only helping the children, but supporting parent and educators on the journey to...

IDA's Annual International Conference (Wednesday, October 24 - Saturday, October 27, 2018) is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to educate attendees on the latest research, remediation, and more.The Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference is...

Roast & Toast-Backyard BBQCome Hungry! Your $45 dinner ticket* will include: An enormous sampling of appetizers and specialty Drinks from members restaurants Pig Roast and Toast Buffet Dinner with all the fixings, provided by Steamboat BBQ And for dessert custom hand-dipped ice cream bars provided by Graham's Fine Chocolates and...

Save the Date - Teacher Expo 2018Wednesday, August 29 | 3 – 8 p.m. Free Admission, Giveaways, Open Bar, and More!WHO: Teachers, homeschool groups, childcare providers, scout leaders, PTA members, and anyone involved with children ages birth-middle school.WHAT: A FREE event to network and discover educational programs, resources,...

CBS 4 News Special Report: Overcoming Dyslexia Dyslexia is one of the hardest learning disabilities to identify. According to Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s dyslexia specialist Shannon Reyna, the reason is because many dyslexic students are bright.Watch CBS4 News Special Report.#DyslexiaAwareness #TheWrittenWord...