Dyslexia Program

The Dyslexia Program offers students a structured, multi-sensory, explicit, cumulative, systematic instruction in foundational reading, writing and spelling skills based on the Orton Gillingham method.  

The DeSoto County School District employs four Dyslexia Therapists who are also certified Academic Language Therapists.

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& Student Support
662.449.7151

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Meet the Team

Alison Black
(901) 585-8648 

School Assignments:

HES, HHES, OGCES, HMS, HHS

Stacey Kitchens
(901) 585-7311

School Assignments:

DCP, DCE, DCMS, DCHS

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901) 486-5562

School Assignments:

PHE, GE, SM, SHS, HLE, SOE, SES,
SIS and HSES

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School Assignments:

CES, OBI, OBM, OES, CHMS,
CHHS and OBHS

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School Assignments:

LPS, LES, LIS, LMS, LHS, CHES

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(901) 652-8188

School Assignments:

HLI, WES, LCE, LCMS, LCHS,
HLMS and HLHS

Resources
Educational Apps for iPads/iOS
See Touch Learn App
Phonics Genius App
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