Dyslexia Services

District Coordinator

Tammy Murphy
Dyslexia Coordinator
tmurphy@melissaisd.org
972-837-2411

Harry McKillop Elementary

Lynn Salo
lynnsalo@melissaisd.org
972-837-2632

Laura Newland
lauranewland@melissaisd.org
972-837-2632

Willow Wood Elementary

Tammy Conkling
tammyconkling@melissaisd.org
972-837-2632

Adrienne Cockerham
adriennecockerham@melissaisd.org
972-837-4355

North Creek Elementary

Julie Waters
juliewaters@melissaisd.org
972-837-4355

Kelly Chaloupka
kellychaloupka@melissaisd.org
972-837-4355

Melissa Middle School

Angela Gerdes
angelagerdes@melissaisd.org
972-837-4355

Melissa High School

Christina Stover
cstover@melissaisd.org
972-837-4216

Angela Gerdes
angelagerdes@melissaisd.org
972-837-4355

Helpful Resources

From Region 10: “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.”

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. Click here to learn more about the app.

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