Literacy Clinic offers K-12 reading assessments

Photo of young boy reading in libraryThe NIU Literacy Clinic is offering a reading diagnostic assessment program for students in grades K-12 who are experiencing difficulty in reading.

The individualized diagnostic reading program provides a thorough evaluation of reading, including present reading achievement, strengths and areas for improvement. Instruction of useful reading strategies also will be provided.

All sessions are conducted by certified teachers who are completing master’s degrees in reading at NIU.

Sessions are held at the NIU Literacy Clinic, 3100 Sycamore Road, Suite 2003, in DeKalb. All sessions will be held from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Parents may sign up their children for either the Monday or the Wednesday program. 

The Monday program will meet Feb. 28, March 7, 14 and 28 and April 4 and 11. The Wednesday program will meet March 2, 9, 16, 30 and  April 6 and 13.

A fee of $60 is charged for this program. Families that qualify for free/reduced lunch will be charged a fee of $30. A limited number of scholarships are available for families unable to pay the fee.

Parents who have questions or are interested in signing up their children for this program are encouraged to contact the NIU Literacy Clinic as soon as possible by phone at (815) 753-8450 or by e-mail at litclinicassistant@niu.edu. Limited spaces are available.

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