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Helpful Resources

Resources for Parents of Struggling Readers

When a child struggles to read, parents are often unsure where to begin looking for help. Whether your child has been diagnosed with a learning disability or not, this packet will help parents find the best reading resources available.

Click here to view the packet.

IMSLEC-accredited Phonics First® Professional Development is recognized by the IDA (International Dyslexia Association)

IMSLEC, based in Dallas, Texas, accredits training courses in multisensory structured language. As a result of the review of IMSLEC’s accreditation process, all of the courses accredited by IMSLEC are recognized by IDA.

Phonics First® Professional Development is aligned with Ohio HB 157 requirements for Dyslexia Specialists

Meeting the standards of the Ohio Dyslexia Legislation Phonics First® Professional Development is consistent with the Level II IDA Knowledge and Practice Standards. These standards are necessary requirements for fulfilling the role of an Ohio Dyslexia Specialist.

Common Core Standards: How Phonics First® aligns.

Phonics First® Professional Development courses, workshops and on-site implementation coaching support the research-based elements of effective literacy instruction as defined by the National Reading Panel:
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Writing Instruction
Phonics First® corresponds to the English Language Arts focus areas in the Common Core State Standards for all grade levels, as follows:
  1. Reading: Foundational Skills (Phonological Awareness, Phonics, Fluency)
  2. Language (Vocabulary)
  3. Reading: Literature (Comprehension)
  4. Reading: Informational Text (Comprehension)
  5. Writing (Writing Instruction)
Find out more in the full document.