Treating Dyslexia

The best-practice protocol for remediating dyslexia requires 200 minutes per week of intensive, individualized, one-on-one educational therapy. This individualized instruction remediates

  1. the underlying cognitive processing deficits found during assessment
  2. while simultaneously remediating deficits in reading, spelling, and writing.

Dyslexia Center of Princeton's Program

  • Is data driven
  • Is research based
  • Integrates Orton-Gillingham-based methodology with developmentally appropriate cognitive processing skills remediation
  • Establishes a trusting, therapeutic relationship
  • Motivates clients to reach their potential

Data-driven diagnosis, consultation, and treatment planning

  • Dyslexia diagnosis includes type, severity, and underlying causes.
  • The individual's current skill levels in reading, spelling, and multiple cognitive functions (memory, phonological processing, visual-motor integration, visual perception, etc.) are assessed.
  • Testing takes 2½ to 3 hours.
  • Diagnosis and report are provided in consultation within 7 - 10 days.
  • Client can choose to pursue remediation.
  • Remediation involves weekly 2-hour, 1:1, in-clinic sessions with a certified dyslexia remediation specialist.
  • Therapy plans are prepared weekly, based on data taken in previous sessions.
  • Therapy activities are research-based activities proven to remediate specific skills (e.g. phonemic awareness, eye-tracking, auditory memory, etc.).
  • We use a dyslexia-specific program for sight words, pre-reading skills, and phonics.
  • Individualized home practice is also based on data taken in previous sessions
  • We offer advanced reading comprehension, vocabulary development, and writing programs.
  • Re-evaluations occur after every 24 sessions (approximately 6 months).
  • Results at the first 6-month evaluation average 15 - 18 months' fluency gain.
  • All materials are provided.

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