Calling all robotic enthusiasts! We have partnered up with the Children's Science Center and RoboNation to offer a robotics club for children with dyslexia in grades 4-8. It will be offered at the Children's Science Center on Friday afternoons from April 6-May 18th. We are taking the first 15 students who email us at 

Our STEM-A-Palooza was a huge success!  We raised $8,000 for our program.  A big thank you to all who attended and volunteered as well as to our exhibitors and to our Platinum Sponsor OG Systems and our Silver Sponsor Vencore!

Sliding Doors: STEM and Dyslexia Learning Center

Igniting the academic and creative potential of students with dyslexia through the power of STEM.


Confidence =

Abilities + Passion



When we think of who we are and why we do what we do, that is the word that comes to mind.  At Sliding Doors, or as we affectionately call it SDSquared, We Boost our students' ability in reading while letting them explore and Flourish in the fields they are passionate about so that they learn and know how amazing they truly are!

Located in Northern Virginia and staffed by a talented and dedicated group of tutors, volunteers, and mentors, SDSquared provides both group tutoring in a specialized methodology designed for children with dyslexia as well as enrichment activities in a variety of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (or STEM) fields.  We invite you to learn more about how this innovative program can help your student or how you can contribute your time and talent!



SDSquared has a lot going on! Learn more about what opportunities are available for your student.


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There are tons of ways to help SDSquared get rolling. Find out how you can be a part of this program.