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All Melissa ISD buildings are closed through April 24, 2020 and until further notice. We will begin transitioning to remote instructional support on Monday, March 23, 2020. Please visit the link below for the latest updates, campus plans, and frequently asked questions and answers.

Remote Instructional Support Page

Dyslexia

Melissa Ridge Education Center

Brooke Roberts
Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-2901


Harry McKillop Elementary

Angie Heard
Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-2632


North Creek Elementary

Adrienne Cockerham
Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-4355

Brooke Roberts
Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-4355


Melissa Middle School

Tammy Murphy
Certified Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-4355


Melissa High School

Tammy Murphy
Certified Academic Language Therapist

Phone 972-837-4355

Christina Stover
Section 504 Campus Coordinator

Phone 972-837-4216


District Coordinator

Walter Perez
Executive Director of Elementary Education

Phone 972-837-2411


Dyslexia Program Awareness Overview


Additional Resources

Melissa ISD Dyslexia Handbook

Dyslexia Program Awareness for Educators and Parents

Conciencia del programa de dislexia para educadores y padres

Dyslexia Defined


From the Region 10 ESC: “For parents of children with Dyslexia, it is difficult to watch their child struggle to do what others may take for granted…read. In recent years, research – as well as mainstream media – has started to highlight the challenges faced by those with dyslexia and how some of the challenges of having this disability can build strengths that allow individuals to make outstanding contributions to various fields.”


“Because I’m Dyslexic” is a short video that was put together by Dyslexic Advantage:


The Read & Write Web App is a toolbar that interacts with your web content, providing text-to-speech, translation, definitions with audio and pictures, and highlighting tools. Read & Write for Google Docs is a Chrome extension to make your Google Documents accessible, currently available for free in the Chrome Web Store.

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