Please note: The Blosser Center will close for inclement weather on a case by case basis.  Please communicate with your tutor to confirm weather cancellations.

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Special Education:
What you need to know

In collaboration with FACT (Families and Community Together) Oregon, we are delighted to bring an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) information program to The Blosser Center on: Tuesday, March 19th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.    We hope that you will save the date!  This presentation will focus primarily on the needs of dyslexic students.  There will also be time for questions and answers after the talk.

Please click here for an informative brochure! (Español)

You may register for this interesting and informative presentation through FACT’s website,  https://factoregon.org/events/2019-03/  We look forward to seeing you on March 19!

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Coming Soon, The 2019 Ready To Read Gala!

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Spring Semester 2019 Is Here!

The Spring school semester started on January 28, 2019!
Parents, please note that you will receive an invoice which will show the full semester tuition, even if you have paid in monthly installments in the past.  The payment plan of 4 equal payments is always available to you.  Simply divide your bill by 4, and that is your amount to pay each month.  The first payment on the monthly payment plan was due by January 28th. The second payment is due before March 1, the third before April 1, and the last before May 1.

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The Blosser Center for Dyslexia Resources
is on the:
Oregon Department of Education’s
List of Approved Dyslexia-Related Training Opportunities

Learn about the importance of the new Oregon Legislation:

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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.