EMPOWERING

Every child with the opportunity to become a successful reader and writer.

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Our Mission

We believe that children will succeed when they are given the right kinds of support. Steamboat Reading’s goal is to identify each child’s strengths and interests. With individualized tutoring, parent education, summer workshops, advocacy, and evaluation, Steamboat Reading helps struggling children become successful readers and writers.

 
 

FACTS

Struggling readers and writers are multi-dimensional, out-of-the-box thinkers who are highly creative and successful in many areas including arts, music, finance, mathematics, design and engineering.

 

20%

OF THE U.S. POPULATION

Dyslexia is the most common learning difficulty.

 

100%

STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA CAN LEARN TO READ

When instruction is explicit and systematic, multisensory, consistent and frequent, phonics based, individualized and emotionally reinforcing.

 
 

80%

OF THE U.S POPULATION

Don’t know that Dyslexia occurs in people of all intellectual levels.

 
 

Our Services

Steamboat Reading provides support with reading, writing, math and self-advocacy skills by providing a variety of services. Please contact our office for a free phone consultation to create a customized plan.  

 

TUTORING

We offer one-on-one and small group tutoring services.  Each tutoring session includes attention toeach child's unique strengths and challenges, development of skills and confidence, guidance to achieve reasonable, yet ambitious, goals, individualized at-home activities and support for parents.

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ADVOCACY

We help you to understand and navigate the IEP, 504, or READ plan process at your school.  We can advocate by explaining the testing that your child has completed, determining appropriate services and supports for your child and helping to explain what the school's plan(s) mean.

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ASSESSMENT

We offer Comprehensive Evaluations, Literacy Evaluations and Instructional Assessments.  Assessments vary in the information they provide and duration of evaluation time. These assessment session(s) are used to evaluate your child’s skills and how we can best assist.  You receive a written report and oral interpretation of the results. 

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PARENT RESOURCE GROUP

This was created to support and provide education for parents of children with learning differences.  A learning difference can be something diagnosed, like dyslexia, dysgraphia, or ADHD, or something that causes a challenge for a child to learn.  It meets the last Tuesday of each month. 

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“No matter how much we ‘practiced’ or how much we read to him, our child was not able to catch on and learn. Steamboat Reading figured out how he learned best.” 

-Parent of a 4th Grader

 

WORKSHOPS

We offer School Year and Summer Workshops.  Our workshops are designed to support students in reading, writing, spelling, and math to enhance to enhance what they are learning in school. We also provide a supportive community of new friends.

 

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