offers free daily tutoring
at its AVKO Reading
The accent is on
For dyslexics to learn to read
and spell, they must receive
tutoring on a daily basis.
If tutoring is done only once or
twice a week, it becomes a waste
of time and money.
If AVKO charged a rather normal
rate of $60.00 an hour, only the
very rich could afford daily
tutoring at the foundation.
If AVKO were to charge at a rate
of $5.00 an hour which many
could afford, people might think
that AVKO's tutoring isn't
worth very much. Hence,
does its tutoring pro bono.
However, because we do not like
being taken advantage of, we do
charge $20.00 to start back up.
That is, if for
reason, a tutoring session is
missed, a start up charge of
$20.00 is assessed. No
Training for Parents
who cannot commute to the AVKO,
we do train parents to use the
special AVKO materials at home
on a daily basis. For
parents who cannot come to the
AVKO Reading Clinic for training we have
materials that are
parent-friendly, the book,
If it is up to be, it is up to me.
We also have lesson plans for an
adult community education course
for parents who want to learn
how to tutor their children.
These lesson plans are free to
any school system that will
start such a class.
Contact Don McCabe for more
information by calling the AVKO
Educational Research Foundation
(810) 686-9283 or E-mail
given time, AVKO may have
students living at the
Foundation and receiving free
daily tutoring. As space
is limited, we rarely have more
than one or two. We have
had a 19 year-old from Denmark,
a 20 year-old from Texas, a
15-year-old from Indiana, a
21-year-old from Pennsylvania, a
19 year-old from Michigan, and a
61 year-old from Germany.
There is, however, a charge for
room and board as well as the
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