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Having teachers and staff that actually cared about me and challenged me to set and achieve goals made all the difference. I was lost, they helped me find my real self.
Malachi Simnitt

Malachi
Graduate, Class of 2018

2016-03-14T15:19:08+00:00

Malachi
Graduate, Class of 2018

Malachi Simnitt
Having teachers and staff that actually cared about me and challenged me to set and achieve goals made all the difference. I was lost, they helped me find my real self.

Positive Impact

As soon as Malachi started at Park we began to see positive changes in him, his confidence began to grow.  For the first time, he actually like going to school. His academic and reading performance greatly improved after just one year. Park helped him recognize his potential by highlighting his strengths and encouraging him to keep trying.

Angie,

Parent of Graduate

2016-03-14T15:19:18+00:00

Angie,

Parent of Graduate

As soon as Malachi started at Park we began to see positive changes in him, his confidence began to grow.  For the first time, he actually like going to school. His academic and reading performance greatly improved after just one year. Park helped him recognize his potential by highlighting his strengths and encouraging him to keep trying.
Dyslexia resources

There are a multitude of online resources available that provide a supportive network to families and students.

The International Dyslexia Association (IDA)

The International Dyslexia Association is an international organization that concerns itself with the complex issues of dyslexia. The IDA membership consists of a variety of professionals in partnership with dyslexics and their families.


International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch

The International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch focuses on increasing public awareness of how dyslexia affects both children and adults.


Decoding Dyslexia Oregon

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon is a grassroots movement driven by Oregon families and educators who recognized the need for conversations with our school districts and policy makers regarding dyslexia. They strive to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children, and improve resources for students with dyslexia in Oregon public schools.


The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources

The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources is the only independent, non-profit center in the Northwest accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. We are dedicated to helping children and adults achieve their potential despite dyslexia or related literacy difficulties. The Blosser Center was founded in 2000 to continue the educational and advocacy work of Dorothy Blosser Whitehead, M.S., a nationally recognized leader in establishing standards for reading specialists.


Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators was established in 1995 to set and maintain professional and ethical standards for the practice of the Orton-Gillingham Approach. It certifies individuals and accredits instructional and training programs that meet these standards. AOGPE promotes public awareness of the need of individuals with dyslexia and of the Orton-Gillingham Approach for the treatment of dyslexia.


Susan Barton – Bright Solutions

Susan Barton is recognized internationally as an expert in dyslexia. She is in the Hall of Honor at the headquarters of the International Dyslexia Association. Her goal is to help parents, teachers, and others understand dyslexia—so they can provide the right type of help.


Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity serves as a nexus for research on dyslexia, and is as well a leading source of advocacy and information to better the lives of people with dyslexia. Their mission is to uncover and illuminate the strengths of those with dyslexia, disseminate the latest innovations from scientific research and practical advice, and transform the treatment of children and adults with dyslexia.


University of Michigan – Center on Dyslexia

The goal of this website is to provide a step-by-step approach to help you understand what dyslexia is (and what it is not), develop an action plan, begin to get help, and become your own best advocate. They provide resources for dyslexics, parents of dyslexics, and professionals in the education field.


Landmark College

Landmark College’s mission is to transform the way students learn, educators teach and the public thinks about education. They provide highly accessible approaches to learning that empower individuals who learn differently to exceed their aspirations and to achieve their greatest potential. Through the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training, the College aims to extend its mission across the nation and throughout the world.


ADDitude Magazine

ADDitude magazine has provided clear, accurate, user-friendly information and advice from the leading experts and practitioners in mental health and learning for almost 10 years.


Dyslexia Education Resources

Park Academy is dedicated to helping dyslexic students and families know the resources available to them within our community. This document contains information that some families have found helpful in regard to Special Education services and the legal rights of students and families in Oregon.

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