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Welcome to the Children’s Dyslexia Center – Southern Illinois A Scottish Rite Charity

Dyslexia is estimated to affect over 2 million children in the United States. These children typically have average or above average intelligence. However if their dyslexia causes academic problems, it can lead to emotional and self-esteem issues through out their lives.Since 2002 the Southern Illinois Center has been providing tutoring to children, by highly educated tutors, free of charge. Specialized training in the Orton-Gillingham method, has also been provided free of charge, to individuals with at least a bachelors degree. Contact us to learn more about helping your child or learning to help children.

Learn more about how the Children’s Dyslexia Center – Southern Illinois has impacted the lives of children in your community.

Director: Michele M. Johnson

Email: mjohnson@cdcinc.org

Administrative Assistant: Shamia Childs

Phone/Fax:  618-235-9392

Email: southernillinois@cdcinc.org

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Our program is accredited by both the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).