Dyslexia

Settlement Awarded $1M to Support Literacy & Math Initiatives

AmeriCorps and Serve Kentucky, the federal and state agencies for national service and volunteerism, have awarded Hindman Settlement School two grants totaling $1,014,084 supporting new and existing initiatives.  Funding from the agencies will be used to support the continued implementation and growth of ReadingCorps, a literacy intervention program targeted at K-3 students who face barriers to grade-level reading as …

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Student Success: Joah

The roots of the Settlement’s dyslexia intervention program can be traced back to after-school tutoring. At that time, parents gathered together on our campus to teach fundamental reading skills to their students. While the program has grown and evolved through the decades to include both in-person and virtual tutoring, the core of the program and the incredible …

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Fisher Honored During 2024 Governor’s Service Award Ceremony

Gov. Andy Beshear recognized exceptional volunteerism and service contributions at the 28th Annual Governor’s Service Awards located at The Foundry in Frankfort. “Today, we recognize selfless individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact in our communities,” said Gov. Beshear. “Even small acts of kindness can have a powerful effect by showing what is …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Linda

Hindman Settlement School relies on volunteers each week of our after-school tutoring program to support local children with dyslexia characteristics in their pursuit of grade-level reading. Our volunteers commit to connecting virtually with a student at least one hour, twice per week to deliver our guided,  research-based curriculum. One of our most dedicated volunteers is Linda …

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Lots To Love

It’s not difficult to imagine with as many success stories as we hear coming from the 34 tutors serving in our Reading Labs across our 21 partner school sites in Eastern Kentucky that our ReadingCorps members love their service and find it incredibly impactful not only for the children receiving support, but also in their …

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Student Success: Bella

Each day in partner public schools across southeastern Kentucky, our ReadingCorps tutors work with students to teach fundamental reading skills. Our curriculum is designed to aid in word identification, word attack (the ability to decode, pronounce, and understand unfamiliar words), and passage comprehension. Periodically, we showcase some of the students who are making great strides …

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Student Success: Andrea & Liam

Each day in partner public schools across southeastern Kentucky, our ReadingCorps tutors work with students to teach fundamental reading skills. Our curriculum is designed to aid in word identification, word attack (the ability to decode, pronounce, and understand unfamiliar words), and passage comprehension. Periodically, we showcase some of the students who are making great strides …

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Celebrating Service

With our Dyslexia Summer Tutoring Program in the rearview and the new school year rapidly approaching, we had the opportunity to gather our ReadingCorps team and their families together for an end-of-summer celebration with a cookout and group painting class on the newly opened rooftop patio at the Appalachian Artisan Center overlooking historic downtown Hindman.  …

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Students in the Spotlight

Our 42nd annual Dyslexia Summer Tutoring Program concluded on June 14 after five weeks of intensive instruction in reading, math, and writing alongside special sessions in art, music, and literature from local artists, musicians, and writers for more than fifty students who were enrolled on campus and virtually. We are pleased to share that students …

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