New Dyslexia Practitioner

Mrs. Patti Krieger, Certified Dyslexia Practitioner

Mrs. Patti Krieger, Certified Dyslexia Practitioner

Reading Success Plus is pleased to announce the addition of Mrs. Patti Krieger, International Dyslexia Association (I.D.A.) certified Dyslexia Practitioner, to their growing tutoring staff.  Mrs. Krieger is a Grand Valley State University graduate, and has over 3000 hours tutoring people of all ages, from young children to adults.

Specialized Training

Mrs. Krieger initially received her training at the Children’s Dyslexia Center of West Michigan, an IMSLEC accredited program. Over her 8 years with the CDC, she received basic and advanced Orton-Gillingham training. She worked at the Children’s Dyslexia Center as a tutor and supervisor, until they closed in May 2016.  She continued her career at SLD Read, where she received additional Orton-Gillingham training, and was a tutor and master tutor. Additionally, Mrs. Krieger was a Reading Interventionist for New Branches Charter Academy, where she was trained in the Susan Barton Reading & Spelling System, levels 1- 5 (another Orton-Gillingham program). She is experienced in observation, evaluation and mentoring tutors, as well as working with student, parents, and educators.

Mrs. Krieger’s experience, not only as a tutor, but also as a Sunday School Teacher, PTA President, substitute teacher and stay-at-home mom (of a child with a learning disability), has uniquely prepared her to tutor children of all ages. Mrs. Krieger strives to make tutoring educational, visual and fun for her students. She is also passionate about educating families about dyslexia and is looking forward to the next chapter in her career with Reading Success Plus!

Dyslexia Facts

  • Dyslexia is genetic, a parent with dyslexia has a 50/50 chance of having a child with dyslexia.
  • Dyslexia makes reading, writing, spelling and sometimes math difficult.
  • Students with Dyslexia usually have normal, and oftentimes, high intelligence.
  • Many families struggle for years trying a variety of programs to help their child.
  • Children do not outgrow dyslexia.

Reading Success Plus

Struggling readers and dyslexic students must have specialized tutoring to become successful readers. Reading Success Plus offers tutoring in reading and spelling, as well as handwriting, comprehension, keyboarding and math. There is hope for your struggling reader or dyslexic student! Learn more at