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Take Flight

Developed by experts at the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Scottish Rite for Children, Take Flight is a comprehensive intervention for students with dyslexia.

Dyslexia should not be framed as a disorder, noting that those with this type of wiring actually have enhanced abilities in discovery, invention, and creativity.

Taylor, Helen, et al. “Developmental Dyslexia: Disorder or Specialization in Exploration?” Frontiers of Psychology, June 24, 2022

  • Through the use of a comprehensive, ungraded but structured and sequential curriculum, therapists utilize multi-sensory techniques for instruction in reading, writing, and spelling.
  • It is specifically designed to be used by dyslexia therapists who work with children seven years and older who have been diagnosed with developmental dyslexia.
  • The focus of this comprehensive program is to help these students achieve and maintain better word recognition, reading fluency, reading comprehension and aid in the transition from a therapy setting to “real world” learning.

"I’ve spent forty-six years in education, and I still marvel at the magic of the Take Flight program. It's a game changer for dyslexic students."

Dr. Debi Sass, Director of the Winston Language Lab


All Are Welcome!

Students are able to join the Take Flight program no matter where they are in their dyslexia journey. Please reach out to learn more about this powerful program and how it can empower your student’s academic success.

  • Winston Students - Winston Students with a dyslexia diagnosis will be able to participate in Take Flight during the school day. This instruction is incorporated into tuition. 
  • Non-Winston Students - Take Flight is also offered to the greater community for students who have been diagnosed with dyslexia. There is a charge that is associated with this program.
Call 214.691.6950 for more information or fill out the interest form below.

Meet the Take Flight Team