Clinical Services

 

Our Services

The RLDC performs comprehensive evaluations to determine your child’s reading strengths and weaknesses, and screens for conditions that may affect reading and literacy. We provide a diagnosis as well as detailed recommendations and strategies for working with your child at home and in school. We also offer a resource hub at rldc.cchmc.org with information about reading and literacy.

 

WHO DO WE HELP?

The RLDC provides evaluations for children ages 6 years old through 8th grade who have trouble reading.

WHO PERFORMS THE EVALUATIONS?

A qualified educational diagnostician, speech-language pathologist or reading specialist will evaluate your child.

WHERE ARE THE EVALUATIONS?

Evaluations and consultations take place at Cincinnati Children’s. Please call 513-803-READ (7323) for available locations.

IS THERE A FEE FOR SERVICES?

There is a fee for our services. Scholarships are available. Please call 513-803-READ (7323) for fee and scholarship details.

 

 

What are the signs of a reading disorder?

·        Family history of reading problems

·        History of being a late talker

·        Difficulty rhyming words

·        Difficulty saying or writing the alphabet

·        Difficulty remembering letter sounds

·        Difficulty reading new words

·        Slow, difficult reading and/or writing

·        Difficulty answering questions about what was read

·        Reading below grade level

·        Difficulty writing ideas on paper