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Dyslexia Services

What is Dyslexia? 


Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can  impede the growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.


Common Risk Factors Associated with Dyslexia can be found in the TEA Dyslexia Handbook Update pages 2-4.


Elementary Dyslexia Therapists/Teachers

JF Kennedy Elementary: Mrs. Maria Espinoza, LDT, CALT
Ruben Hinojosa Elementary :  Mrs. Leticia Rios
Taylor Elementary: Mrs. Lucia Miramontez, M.Ed, LDT, CALT
Travis Elementary:  Mrs. Deborah Saldana, LDT, CALT
Travis Elementary:  Mrs. Crystal Gonzalez-Davila 

Secondary Dyslexia  Teachers

Sgt. Chacon Middle School: Mrs. Crystal Gutierrez 
Sgt. Harrell Middle School: Mr. Harrell. Baldemar Mireles 
MHS: Mrs. Jacqueline Castaneda, Mrs. Ashley Sanchez, Ms. Cecilia Garcia, and Mr. Jaime Leal 
MECA:  Mrs. Analyze Trevino-Garcia
MAA:  Mr. Michael Hernandez