Services & Specialties

Reading and Literacy Discovery Center

Reading and Literacy Discovery Center.

The Reading Literacy Discover Center is moving to the Division of Speech-Language Pathology starting July 6, 2021.

If you would like to schedule an appointment for your child, please complete the form on this page and a scheduler from Speech-Language Pathology will be in contact with you as soon as possible to schedule your appointment. Please mention that your concern involves reading and that you would like an appointment with the RLDC.

As always, Cincinnati Children’s will continue to dedicate resources to advance reading and literacy in the Cincinnati area, and around the world. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this transition.

Welcome to the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center

The Reading and Literacy Center offers research-based reading evaluations. Reading interventions may be offered based on diagnosis and availability. If you suspect your child has a reading difficulty, please contact us.

About the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center

The Reading and Literacy Discovery Center (RLDC) is a program designed to advance children’s reading and literacy in the Cincinnati area, and around the world. We are committed to improving childhood literacy by identifying children with reading and learning disorders, such as dyslexia, and providing evidence-based strategies to families and educational professionals to help children achieve academic and lifelong success.

What are the signs of a reading disorder?

  • Family history of reading problems
  • History of being a late talker
  • Difficulty rhyming words
  • Difficulty saying or writing the alphabet
  • Difficulty remembering letter sounds
  • Difficulty reading new words
  • Slow, difficult reading and/or writing
  • Difficulty answering questions about what was read
  • Reading below grade level
  • Difficulty writing ideas on paper

Our Team

The RLDC is made up of an interdisciplinary team of researchers, pediatricians, reading specialists, educational diagnosticians, speech-language pathologists and teachers. Meet our specialists.

Contact Us

Contact us.
To schedule an appointment or learn more information about the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center, contact us via our online form.