Gretchen and Jeanine, the Founders of Fundamental Learning Center, had no other choice but to do the work themselves. Their kiddos were struggling and nobody could help them.
There were anxiety attacks, tummy-ache calls from the nurse, and a lot of frustration and saddess.
After years of back-and-forth, it was clear was the only option was to do it themselves. Jeanine spent six years spending three weeks in Dallas, three weeks in Wichita so she could get the best possible training for her son, Cooper.
She didn't want any other parent to feel the way she did for so long - all kids deserve to get the help they need. So, in 2000 Fundamental Learning Center was created and the impact began.
For Mark, 5, Fundamental Learning Center’s summer reading program was life changing. Mark had not had the easiest time at preschool. His mother, Yashika, could tell he was frustrated. He was acting out in class, and his teachers noticed his reading skills were not developing like some of the other children’s. “We knew something was going on,” Yashika said, but they didn’t know where to turn — until someone recommended Fundamental Learning Center. After being screened for dysl
Jef Snyder today: an architect in San Antonio, Texas, who loves his work. Jef Snyder years ago growing up in Wichita, Kansas: a struggling reader who did not know what his future would hold. Jef knew he wanted to be an architect when he was in fifth or sixth grade. “I feel really lucky to have always known what I wanted to do,” he said. But that goal sometimes seemed lofty to Jef due to his difficulty learning to read well. “(Becoming an architect) was something that definite
It doesn’t matter how she gets to it, as long as she gets to it. The path isn’t as important as the landing place. There doesn’t have to be ONE way! I keep telling myself this, over and over. I know many people think that being dyslexic means you see words or letters backward. What it really means is you process information differently. No two dyslexics are the same. Keep that in mind as I share some of Josie’s “backward” ways. Josie’s directions are a jumbled mess, if you