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The Fluency Builders Digital Kit Components

  • Quick Start Guide

  • The Fluency Builders Dyslexia Screener (either the PreK-2 Screener or the Grades 3-12 Screener – you will select at the time of purchase.) The Screener identifies your child or student’s unique dyslexia profile with specific recommendations for using the program with that profile.

  • Screeners include alternate fluency passages for reuse as an ongoing progress monitoring tool.

  • Easy to use scripted dyslexia program with How-To videos (no need for time-consuming and costly workshops)

  • Teacher TOOLKIT (with video) presents the foundational research for the program and includes teacher resources.

  • Phonological and phonemic awareness instruction

  • Explicit, sequential, systematic, and multi-sensory phonics instruction. Fluency work begins immediately.

  • Systematic instruction of high frequency words with immediate and sustained use in text

  • Word level automaticity and fully decodable sentence level fluency practice

  • Explicit handwriting instruction (for younger students) with extensive  practice in writing/spelling from dictation (based on new research linking handwriting fluency to reading fluency)

  • Spelling/spell-checking instruction and practice

  • Vocabulary and morphology with syllable instruction

  • Ongoing cumulative review

  • Intensive fluency training with connected text - including a focus on accuracy, rate, and  prosody  with modeled, paired, timed, and repeated reading of high interest passages with increasing levels of difficulty

  • Comprehension strategies with narrative and informational texts (beginning in mid-year grade 1), including self-monitoring, learning how to become a proactive reader, and using text structure and text features to enhance comprehension

  • Teaching aids include games, award certificates, and "I'm a Proactive Reader" instructional bookmarks.

  • Lesson Planner for working with connected text includes coaching strategies for spotting and  eliminating dyslexia related reading behaviors

  • Simple progress tracking tools, motivational student Progress Chart, and student certificates

  • Comprehensive knowledge and practice-based certification program available.

The Kit Includes

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The Teacher TOOLKIT presents the foundational research for the Fluency Builders program and provides teacher resources. (Includes video)

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The Fluency Builders

Program and Support Videos

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(Two Options Available: The Kit with the PreK-2 Screener or the Kit with the Grades 3-12 Screener)

See Below to Learn More

About the Screeners

Fluency Builders Digital Dyslexia Kit with Your Choice of Screener

No need to purchase a separate spelling program or handwriting curriculum. Both are fully integrated and dyslexia specific, with the handwriting program based on important new research linking handwriting fluency with reading fluency. QUICK START GUIDE included.

No other dyslexia screener captures more risk factors and deficits associated with dyslexia. The Fluency Builders Dyslexia Screeners are the most dyslexia-specific screeners available.

DYSLEXIA SCREENERS

The Screeners are based on the most recent neurocognitive research on risk factors and deficits associated with dyslexia.

Risk Factors

  • Family History of Reading Difficulties

  • Early Language Delay

Deficits

Deficits identified will vary according to age/grade level/semester.

  • Rapid Automatized Naming (RAN)

  • Phonological and Phonemic Awareness

  • Verbal Working Memory

  • Letter Name/Letter Sound Knowledge

  • Decoding/Pseudoword Decoding

  • Encoding

  • Handwriting (Dysgraphia)

  • Oral Reading Fluency (accuracy, rate, prosody)

  • Comprehension/Retell

  • Dyslexia Related Reading Behaviors

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The Fluency Builders Universal

PreK-2 Dylexia Screener

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The Fluency Builders 3-12

Dyslexia Screener

The Screeners help you tailor the program to your child or student’s unique dyslexia profile. Dyslexia is not a one-size-fits-all reading disability.

  • According to the most recent neurocognitive research on dyslexia, each student has a unique deficit profile.

  • The Screener results provide specific recommendations on how to use the Fluency Builders program for your child or student’s unique dyslexia profile.

  • Screeners include alternate fluency passages for reuse as a progress monitoring tool.