Helping students of all ages overcome learning difficulties.
The Centre provides one on one support to students with learning disabilities/disorders in reading, writing and mathematics.
Each student has a teacher
that will individualize the support to target your child’s specific learning needs/goals
Our teachers hold a B.Ed Degree or are in their third+ year of
University on route to becoming a certified teacher
At the Centre, we offer reading, writing and math assessments to better target and understand your child’s individual learning needs
At the Centre, we believe that everyone is capable of learning and maximizing their potential. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity. We value the diversity of our clients and staff. The way each of us learns is complex. There is no magic fix or pill to eliminate learning challenges. However, there is a large tool chest of strategies informed by sound scientific research.
At the Centre, our staff are entrusted to support people with learning challenges. That trust is accompanied by a responsibility to do our absolute best.
The Centre For Literacy is located in Edmonton, Alberta. It was established in 1991 and has a proud history of serving as Edmonton's premier agency to help students with learning disabilities overcome barriers to learning. The Centre's major activities is supporting students to overcome difficulties in reading, writing and mathematics. Strategies or approaches used are evidence based or evidence informed; they have been assessed as effective through peer reviewed evaluation. The Centre also seeks to empower parents and caregivers through information sessions on a variety of topics. Teachers and other professionals benefit from a variety of professional development programs offered by the Centre. The Centre now offers remote learning support to students/adults across Canada!
The Centre serves many diverse clients:
The staff are extremely caring and dedicated to helping the students learn in a way that not only suits them, but is interesting and fun. Barb is such a wonderful, attentive instructor; the devotion she has for her students is outstanding! The owner, Kathryn, is an amazing woman. She is incredibly devoted to supporting students learning and helping parents to advocate for their children's needs.
I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Centre for Literacy to anyone who has concerns about their children's learning!"