True Potential Education is an Iowa-based center focused on identifying, assessing, remediating and tutoring students of any age who are struggling with foundational skills of reading, writing and spelling. Tutoring is available in our office, or virtually from your home. We also provide 504 and IEP support, as well as continuing education opportunities.
Take advantage of the summer months to help your child close the gap on reading skills! In 2016 every one of our students experienced measurable growth in their decoding and encoding skills. Call today to reserve your spot, or
This summer you have the opportunity to earn two graduate level credits by attending our accredited continuing education classes for educators or parents interesting in growing their knowledge and understanding of dyslexia.
7755 Office Plaza Dr. N. Suite 105, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 218 - 8445
Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. It is characterized by difficulties with accurate and/or fluent word recognition and by poor spelling and decoding abilities. These difficulties typically result from a deficit in the phonological component of language that is often unexpected in relation to other cognitive abilities and the provision of effective classroom instruction. Secondary consequences may include problems in reading comprehension and reduced reading experience that can impede the growth of vocabulary and background knowledge.
Adopted by the Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association: November 12, 2002
Dyslexia is the most common and most studied, yet most misunderstood, learning difference. True Potential Education is dedicated to giving you information about dyslexia, and helping you navigate the world with it. This site includes resources for researching the biology of dyslexia, tools for recognizing dyslexia, and for intervening and advocating for dyslexic learners. We hope that you find this information helpful, and immediately applicable to make your path easier to navigate.
7755 Office Plaza Drive N. Suite 105
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266