Our 2021 SUMMER INTENSIVE registration is now closed.

The 2021 Summer Intensive roster is full. Students on the waiting list will soon be informed if they have been placed on the roster. Deposits paid for any waitlisted student not placed will be fully refundable. See the information page for deposit refunds in other circumstances.
Visit our information page for details.

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In response to Governor Brown’s Stay Home order, The Blosser Center will be delivering all tutoring online. Our office locations are currently closed to clients. Staff are working remotely and will respond to emails and phone calls. If you are currently working with a tutor, you should have received information regarding the transition to online tutoring. If you are looking for tutoring support, please email us at info@theblossercenter.org.

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Click here to fill out our online New Student Inquiry Questionnaire.

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Mission: Everyone Deserves the Power of Literacy!

The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources is the only independent, non-profit center in the Northwest accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. We are dedicated to helping children and adults achieve their potential despite dyslexia or related literacy difficulties. The Blosser Center was founded in 2000 to continue the educational and advocacy work of Dorothy Blosser Whitehead, M.S., a nationally recognized leader in establishing standards for reading specialists.



  • Professional, individual instruction builds reading and spelling skills, improves reading comprehension and creates confidence and success.  Tutors are available throughout the Portland metro area.

Professional Development

  • Gives teachers and tutors the tools they need to help students who are falling further and further behind their classmates.
  • Learn The Classic Orton-Gillingham Approach, validated by over 75 years of scientific research: the “gold standard” of instruction for dyslexic/struggling readers.

Academic Testing

  • Academic testing and analysis pinpoints areas needing expert instruction and reveals gifts and talents.
  • The Blosser Center offers referrals for diagnostic testing for all ages.
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The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources

Please enjoy our video that shares the important work of the Blosser Center.