Specialized Language Development Center

  • MI


2650 Horizon Dr. SE
Suite 230
Grand Rapids
United States

About Us

The Specialized Language Development Center, a community resource of West Michigan, is committed to bringing the power of reading, writing and spelling to all individuals with dyslexia or other unique learning styles, enabling them to achieve their full potential.

The Center continues to pursue and maintain the highest standards for its providers and services. We utilize our resources to the fullest by partnering with individuals, schools, universities, corporations, foundations and other non-profit organizations in order to provide:

• Comprehensive assessment and evaluation for individuals to identify their learning style and educational needs

• One-to-one multisensory tutoring based on the Orton-Gillingham approach to all who need this service

• Resources, seminars and consultations to support and inform the community about the needs of students with dyslexia and other unique learning styles

• Training for educators, tutors, professionals and parents in a variety of specialized language instructional approaches including SLD developed Phonics Fundamentals©, based on the Orton-Gillingham approach