Dyslexia is a neurological language-based learning disability that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent reading and spelling. 1 in 5, or 20% of Oklahomans, including children, show signs of dyslexia.
Payne Education Center, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, is a resource and referral center that trains teachers to teach reading in a way that works for ALL students, including those with dyslexia while providing professional resources to Oklahoma families.
455 educators, professionals, parents, and advocates trained in 2020.
52 trainees worked toward or gained national dyslexia certifications in 2020.
Over 1,410 hours of referral services provided to parents and educators in 2020.
Payne Education Center, an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit teacher training and dyslexia advocacy center, was awarded a $130,000 grant from the Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma to offer an in-depth series of online Structured Literacy best practice videos for...