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The mission of the Dyslexia Tutoring Program is to teach low-income children and adults with dyslexia or a language-based learning difference to read. This is accomplished through
a professional screening
assessment and
tutoring by volunteers
whom we have
trained in The
Orton-Gillingham
method of reading,
writing, and spelling.

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Training Schedule for Tutors

Dear Prospective Tutor:

Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor with the Dyslexia Tutoring Program. Our program provides FREE screening and remedial tutoring for low-income adults and children throughout Maryland with dyslexia and other language based learning differences.
Our course is offered FREE of charge to those who commit to 60 hours of tutoring. The tutor and the student decide upon the actual tutoring schedule. It is best when tutors meet with their students at least once a week, for 1 to 1 ½ hour sessions. Tutoring can take place at our office or at other public facilities. We are pleased to offer the following class (es)*:

Saturdays: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Dates:

February 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 11, 18, 25

Location:
Sinai Hospital
2401 Belvedere Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215
(The Phyllis and Leonard J. Attman Boardroom)
Instructor:
Ann Bain

Monday 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Dates:
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
April 6, 13, 20, 27
(May 6**)
Location:
Weinberg Village Building II
3414 Associated Way
Owings Mill, MD 21117-6034
Instructor:
Leslie Denrich

Tuesdays 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Dates:
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
April 7, 14, 21, 28
Location:
Keswick Multi-Care Center
700 W. 40th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
Instructor:
Sheila Steelman

Tues. / Thurs. 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Dates:
June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30
Location:
The Rotunda
711 W. 40th Street
Suite 216
Baltimore, MD 21211
(2nd Floor Conference Room)
Instructor:
Ann Bain

*Class dates and instructors are subject to change.
** Rain Dates.

Training courses typically consists of 9 consecutive 2 ½ hour classes. The Dyslexia Tutoring Program will supply the tutoring and training materials for all tutors. Your instructor will inform you of any additional materials needed. We do ask that you please bring a pen and paper for note taking for the duration of class.
After receiving your completed application, all volunteers must come to our office for a brief interview with the Education Coordinator prior to the first scheduled day of training. Potential tutors will also need to provide a list of references and will be subject to a criminal background check. 

If you have any questions please feel free to call us at 410-889-5487. We would like to thank you for your interest and for deciding to give our students your time and the gift of literacy!

Check back periodically for an updated course list. New classes will be added.