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.
October is National Dyslexia Awareness month. Payne Education Center, with the help of supporting merchants around Oklahoma City, Edmond, and Norman, is raising funds to help bring awareness about dyslexia by selling the 2019 Premier Card. Premier Card gives shoppers...