Enrollment for our Winter 2021 program is now closed.  Please watch this page to see when our next programs are planned or sign up for our blog to get early email notification.

Reading Rocks is an 8-week one-on-one literacy program for children aged 6-12 who require support with their literacy skills (those with LDs and struggling readers). Children are matched with a trained tutor who will develop hands-on activities and games to teach the essential literacy concepts of phonics, sight words, and fluency, while building children’s motivation and fostering self-regulation. Each evening, children work with their tutors to set goals and graph their success in these areas. One of the aims of Reading Rocks is to make reading fun!

We are able to offer this program free at this time because of a grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE, YOUR CHILD WILL NEED:

  • A reliable high-speed internet connection
  •  a computer/laptop with built-in speakers, a microphone and webcam

For: Children aged 6-12, who have a learning disability OR who are struggling readers

 Dates:  TBA

Times:  6:30-7:30 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays OR Tuesdays and Thursdays (you will have the option to choose your preferred nights on the application form)

E-mail: ldawcrr@gmail.com for further information

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For more information about Reading Rocks:

Read Testimonials from Parents about Reading Rocks

Read a Journal Article about Reading Rocks  from the American Journal of Applied Psychology