Smart Start Dyslexia Correction Center :: Servicing The Whole Child

Davis® Reading Program for Young Learners


  • To provide younger children with lifelong learning skills for academic achievement
  • To provide younger children with foundational skills necessary to develop reading fluency and comprehension
  • To provide support of skills and confidence to a child’s parent(s) enabling them to continue working with child at home for successful academic achievement
  • Developed for children ages 5 – 7, along with parent involvement

Foundational Skills Gained:

  • How to create and monitor a focused state
  • How to self-regulate energy levels to appropriately match the task at hand
  • How to improve balance and coordination
  • Increased fine motor coordination
  • Positive experiences and attitudes developed for academic work
  • Increased self-esteem

Academic Related Skills Gained:

  • Increased recognition and understanding of alphabetical symbols and their order
  • Strengthened left-to-right eye movement for accurate word decoding
  • Improved skills with word recognition, fluency, comprehension, and retention
  • Concept understanding of all three parts of a word: its spelling, its pronunciation, and its meaning through a three-dimensional model created by the child

Required Supplies:

  • Davis Young Learners Kit for home use
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Professional services described as Davis®, Davis Dyslexia Correction®, Davis Symbol Mastery®, Davis Orientation Counseling®, and Davis Math Mastery® may only be provided by persons who are employed by a licensed Davis Specialist, or who are trained and licensed as Davis Facilitators by Davis Dyslexia Association International.
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