The Dyslexia and Student Success Infographic illustrates that a Multi-tiered System of
Support (MTSS) framework can support students with dyslexia. Students with dyslexia
achieve success in school when district leaders establish practices that include screening,
identification, instruction, and services that gain the trust of parents.
About the Author
Dr. Rebecca Tolson
Rebecca Tolson has a Ph.D. in curriculum & instruction from the University of Akron and is a member of Academic Therapy Association at the level of qualified instructor and certified academic language therapist and a certified dyslexia therapist through the International Dyslexia Association®.
Tolson began her career in education as a fifth-grade teacher and later transitioned to teaching both children and adults with learning disabilities. She specializes in using Structured Literacy techniques as intervention for dyslexia and dysgraphia.
Tolson is a literacy/dyslexia consultant and teaches as an adjunct professor for Walsh University in the masters of dyslexia therapy program and serves as the chair of the Ohio Dyslexia Committee.