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Name: SLD READ
Alternate/Previous Name: Specialized Language Development Center
Mailing Label: SLD Read
Location:
5250 Lovers Lane Ste LL100
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
Mailing Address:
5250 Lovers Lane Ste LL100
Kalamazoo, MI 49002
Toll-Free: 888-271-2271
Phone: 269-345-2661
FAX: 269-345-5210
Email: info@sldread.org
Website(s): http://www.sldRead.org 
Personnel: Carol McGlinn, Executive Director.
Hours: M-Th, 9:00am - 4:30pm; F, 9:00am - 2:00pm.
Goal: To raise awareness of learning differences; to provide specialized tutoring in reading and life-long language skills; to provide therapy to individuals with specific language disabilities (dyslexia); to provide tutoring in schools.
Services: Community workshops for educators, parents, and early childhood care providers; tutor and teacher training program; testing and evaluation; tutoring in reading, spelling, and writing.
Area Served: West Michigan.
Eligibility: Selection based on individual evaluation and parent conferences.
Sources of support: Fees; United Way; Corporations, Individuals; Internal Events.
Subjects: DYSLEXIA  LEARNING DISABILITIES  READING  TUTORS AND TUTORING 
Affiliation: Accredited by IMSLEC.
Nonprofit Status: 501c3 
Additional Info: Testing is $290; tutoring is $14-50 an hour based on family income; some scholarships available; no charge for initial conference.
Source of Info: Email 09/2014 per Carol McGlinn.