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Registration for the Dyslexic Edge: Pathways to STEM Excellence Conference and Festival on March 23 is now open! Click here to learn more about the event and to buy tickets!

Check out the Dyslexic Edge Team on Catherine Read’s Inside Scoop! Click here to watch the full interview!

A BIG THANK YOU to Brian Tarallo of Lizard Brain Solutions for creating our Whiteboard Animation “Living with Dyslexia.” This powerful animation perfectly captures the essence of what we do. Click here to view and please share!

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.


Get involved

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