Who We Are
FACT: 85% of Kids in Special Ed Eligible Under Specific Learning Disabilities Have Dyslexia
Our focus is on dyslexia intervention and parent awareness by mentoring and training interns, parents, teachers, and tutors. We also partner in the community and hold creative events for students.
Dr. Cintron has four earned degrees with a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration. Her Doctoral research involved pairing music with a specialized reading program called Reading from Scratch, which she offers training for private, out of school intervention.
Dr. Cintron is a published author and has spoken on Freedom Fighters Hope Recovery Center Internet Radio. She has also spoken about her book with Promise Christian University and is aired in 147 countries. Dr. Marianne Cintron is a board member of the International Dyslexia Association Tri-County Branch and is a Teacher Trainer, Intervention Specialist for Orton-Gillingham Reading programs.
We believe in life-long learning for adults and students. Opportunities to access learning should be easy and affordable and promote freedom.
Research based curriculum produces reading excellence leading to stability and self-mastery in our communities, our nation, and our world.
We value relationships not only with the students we teach and parents we encourage but with teachers we train and our philanthropic sponsors. Without teachers and sponsors we are unable to fulfill our goals.
We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization.
What We Do
FACT: 1 in 5 students has dyslexia
We train college interns, parents, aides, tutors, and teachers to work with elementary school-aged children who are diagnosed with dyslexia or are struggling readers.
We conduct parent, tutor, and teacher training to those interested in our Step By Step Reading program.
We also assess for dyslexia, advocate for students, and tutor students online.
We Are Unique
FACT: Dyslexia is a Special Ed Issue and A General Ed Issue
No other program has a founder who trained teachers across the nation in an Orton Gillingham program called SPIRE, who also trains homeschool parents and tutors in her own program called Step By Step reading. As a board member for the International Dyslexia Association Tri County Branch in California, Dr. Cintron scheduled many of their events and partnered with Thinklexic to schedule Family Coding Events.
We are passionate to help close the achievement gap for our dyslexic children, which happens to be 1 in 5 students. Please check out our blogs.