Never wait!

“If help isn’t given to a child with reading difficulties until the child is in 4th grade, instead of in Kindergarten, it takes 4 times as long to improve”

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Astronaut Mark Kelly

Scott Forsythe, co-founder of Dyslexic Kids and computer engineer for NASA, met with Astronaut Mark Kelly last night! Commander Kelly has flown four space shuttle missions, serving as the commander for two of those missions.

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74% of 3rd graders remain reading disabled at the end of high school

“74% of children who are reading disabled at the end of 3rd grade will remain disabled at the end of high school unless they receive effective instruction to help them overcome their difficulties…Identifying dyslexia in young children and providing the right kinds of targeted instruction may actually prevent reading failure and the need for later intervention.”