Delaware Code: 12790
Greater Philadelphia/ South Jersey: 50468
"The Whole World Opened To Me When I Learned To Read"
- Mary McLeod Bethune
Educational Testing & Help for Reading/Learning Disabilities
Illiteracy ties us to our past with extreme limitations. Reading proficiency connects us to a future with
unlimited potential. Literacy opens doors of opportunity that no other skill can provide.
reading and writing are the basis for learning and competing successfully in society and the workplace.
Proficiency in literacy empowers us to ultimately improve socioeconomic conditions for our families and
- Dr. R. S. Campbell
SERVING PHILADELPHIA, DELAWARE & NEW CASTLE COUNTIES
The Reading Clinic, Inc. is committed to developing readers of all
ages to a higher level of
proficiency. We are devoted to servicing children and adolescents at risk for reading failure.
The Reading Clinic, Inc. embraces a mission grounded in advances in cognitive neuroscience,
learning styles, reading research and the cultural, linguistic, social, and developmental needs of
The underlying principles of our mission are aligned to the standards of the
International Dyslexia Association, International Reading Association, Council for Exceptional Children
and the National Coalition of Parental Involvement in Education. Fostering life-long proficient literacy
habits is the overarching mission of The Reading Clinic, Inc.
READING DEFICITS: DID YOU KNOW?
Ten million school-aged children in the U.S. are considered
In 2007, 34% of our nation’s 4th graders and 27% of 8th graders scored below
basic in reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
65% - 75% of children with reading deficits in the primary grades rarely
become skilled readers.
90% of children with learning disabilities are referred for special education services
as a result of reading deficits.
80% of children labeled learning disabled are really Dyslexic.
Dyslexia cannot be treated using traditional reading or
Dyslexia affects a person’s ability to retain learned
language requiring cognitive and phonological therapy.
Dyslexia is evenly distributed among all ethnic, social and