Key To Reading, Spelling, Handwriting, & Number-sense

For the latest in scientific research on dyslexia,
      and professional support for your child:
 NIH funded research finds that 
dyslexia occurs independent of IQ.       

"What works" and what doesn't for reading and writing. For parents, teachers,  & therapists: links to effective materials and guides, and current information on dyslexia and dysgraphia. Key To Reading & Writing, LLC
Links to current dyslexia research studies, and related news updates. 

International Dyslexia Association 
The "go to" clearing house for information on dyslexia, ​referenced by the American Academy of Pediatrics. SOURCE for local providers of assessment for dyslexia, academic screening, Multi-sensory Structured Language reading-spelling-handwriting instruction (Orton-Gillingham based), and Academic Therapists. 

Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center  
​Local resource for Multi-sensory Structured Language (Orton-Gillingham) reading-spelling-handwriting instruction. Classes for parents and teachers in multi-sensory instructional methods for MATH, READING, SPELLING. Training for dyslexia specialists. 

American Academy of Pediatrics  
Current scientific definition of dyslexia, guidance on appropriate treatment, extensive bibliography of current research. Information on "vison therapy," and Multi-sensory Structured Language instruction. 

Virginia - KeyToReading 
Dyslexia Specialist. Pre-Kindergarten program for children at risk for dyslexia; Individual instruction K-12 for reading, spelling and handwriting. Consultation, academic screening, & Multi-sensory Structured Language ("Orton-Gillingham" based instruction for students of home/public/private schools. 

Wrightslaw Legislative and Policy updates; Lawyers, Advocates, Specialists, IEP advocacy workshops for parents. Extensive resources. 

Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity 
Leading dyslexia research center; information for parents & educators.
Sounds and Symbols
of reading and writing

Help your child master handwriting and spelling! You will learn how to coach your child in a simpler, effective handwriting method that can: 
  • reduce physical and emotional stress
  • reduce directional confusion
  • reduce visual clutter
  • reinforce sound-symbol relationships
  • build writing fluency
  • increase spelling accuracy
  • increase legibility for print and/or cursive 
  • increase your child's independence and success!

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Privacy Policy   Effective Date: August 1, 2014

Your personal information is important. We will never sell your personal information to third parties. To Reading & Writing LLC (“us,” “we,” or “Company”) strives to respect the privacy rights of its customers, visitors, and other users of the Company Website (“the Site”). This Privacy Policy is only applicable to the Site, and not to any other websites that you may be able to access from the Site, each of which may have data collection, storage, and use practices and policies that differ materially from this Privacy Policy.

General Information Collected:
We may automatically track and collect the following categories of information ("Traffic Data") when you visit our Site: IP addresses; domain servers; types of computers accessing the Site; and types of web browsers used to access the Site. Such Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes or for improving your experience on the Site. We also may use “cookies” to customize content specific to your interests. You may opt-out of such data collection and the related services through .

Personal Information collected: Downloading products that we offer via the Site requires you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you, which includes Contact Data (such as your name and e-mail address) and Demographic Data (such as your zip code, age, and income). Additionally, regardless of mode of communication, any information provided may be collected as Personal Information.

Company use of Information:  We use Contact Data based on your interaction with our site to send you information about our company, our products and services, promotional material from some of our partners, or to contact you when necessary. Your Demographic Data is used to customize/personalize your experience on the Site, displaying content that we anticipate will be relevant to your interests.

Sharing of Personal Information: When using this site, you understand and accept that: general demographic data may be shared with advertisers and other third parties; we do not share your Contact Data with other companies who may want to send you information about their products or services; and that we may share Contact Data with our trusted business partners who assist us by performing core services (such as order payment and fulfillment, data storage, and security) related to our operation of the Site. 

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Updates/Changes to Privacy Policy: We reserve the right, at any time and without notice, to add to, change, update, or modify this Privacy Policy, simply by posting such change, update, or modification on the Site and without any other notice to you. Any such change, update, or modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site.

Children: We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our systems.

Contact information & policy updates: If you have any questions about this Policy, our practices related to this Site, or if you would like to have us remove your information from our database, contact us at:

Key To Reading & Writing LLC
8139 Rogues Rd., Catlett VA 20119


Updates or changes: We reserve the right to change, update, modify or ad to this Policy - simply by posting notice of such change/update/modification on the Site, and without any other notice to you. Any such change/update/modification will be effective immediately upon posting on the Site. It is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time to ensure that you continue to agree with all of its terms.