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.
Occasionally when a parent helps their struggling child learn to read, a dyslexia advocate is born. Certainly this is the case with Fundamental Learning Center co-founders Gretchen Andeel and Jeanine Phillips, who worked to remediate their own children’s reading, writing and spelling skills before establishing FLC in 2000. Dana McDowell of St. Joseph, Missouri, has a similar tale, with a flair of drama and fate that gives it the feel of a movie script. At the end of a long jo