Gladys Schaefer

Gladys Schaefer

President of the International Dyslexia Association, Alabama, Director of The Hettie Johnson Institute at Spring Valley, and Lead Reading Interventionist at Spring Valley are three of the current roles of Gladys Schaefer, M. Ed.. She is also a twenty-year homeschooling veteran. Mom of six, grandmother of nine, and wife of one, she recently began pursuing her doctorate. Reading is her passion and dyslexia is her speciality.

Dyslexia 101


Does your child have an unexpected difficulty with reading, writing, or spelling? It could be dyslexia. The Dyslexia Simulation helps everyone experience life through a dyslexic’s eyes, as well as more astutely understand the nuances of this learning difference.  A child with a learning difference, given what the need in effective instruction and support, can […]

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