Student Reading Clinic


Student Reading Clinic

Our Mission is to help ensure that all children succeed in the basic language skills of reading, writing, and spelling.  In Memphis, S.M.I.L.A.  offers a four-week reading clinic for students in grades K to 6 during the month of June.  In Nashville, a four-week reading clinic is offered to students in grades 3 – 6.   Students participate in a half day program that teaches using proven research based strategies in the following areas:

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Structured, systematic and explicit phonics instruction
  • Reading fluency
  • Systematic spelling strategies
  • Intensive reinforcement and practice
  • Structured, multisensory approach to reading and writing
  • Strategies and techniques for effective learning