One month ago a Facilitator atthe Reading Research Council did a phone interview to see if my sonKevin would benefit from the DavisProgram. Kevin is seven years oldand I had wanted to take him to theBurlingame, California Davis center.The Facilitator thought Kevinwas too young for the entire program, and that we could start thesymbol mastery at home. I havesince joined the Davis DyslexiaAssociation and ordered the Symbol
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Mastery Kit. I have enlisted the helpof a retired art teacher and we areabout to embark on this adventure,as advised by the Facilitator.I want to thank you for the frank honesty in your evaluation of Kevinand your advisement of deferment. Ifeel your empathy about unfruitfulexpenditure is commendable. I alsowant to thank you for the kind andcaring way you spoke to Kevin, myhusband and myself. As the mother of a dyslexic with an IQ of 130, Iam very anxious not to see himsuffer the way Mr. Davis did. I amlooking forward to your newslettersand all the information I can absorbto best help my son.I have referred a friend to your methods, and her son has anappointment with a Facilitator. Ithank you again from the bottom of my heart. My son who youinterviewed also thanks you!Sincerely,Suzanne B. Russell
Pablo Picasso, painter and sculptor (1881-1973)
Every child is an artist. The problem is howto remain anartist once he grows up.