Building Dreams for Dyslexics

Our goal is to support the Dyslexic community by assisting with individual scholarships to help with funding for tutoring & testing needs.

School Children with Dyslexia
School Children with Dyslexia

Did You Know?

  • 70-80% of people with poor reading skills are likely dyslexic.
  • One in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language based learning disability. dyslexia is the most common of the language based learning disabilities. 
  • Percentages of children at risk for reading failure are much higher in high poverty, language-minority populations who attend ineffective schools. 
  • 80% of children with an IEP have reading difficulty and 85% of those are dyslexic.
  • 30% of children with dyslexia also have at least a mild form of AD/HD.

Inspiration

“When I started Giving Petals, I had one particular person who helped inspire me. My husband is 36, and he has dyslexia. He has told me stories about growing up in a society that didn’t even want to acknowledge or say the word dyslexia and made it very hard for him to get the help he needed. It took his mother pushing back to get the school system to step up and help.”

– Valerie, Founder of Giving Petals

Male teacher and children gathered around a table with a laptop, learning about dyslexia together