Our STEM-A-Palooza is quickly approaching on Saturday, March 10th!  To buy advanced tickets, click here.

We are excited to announce that in January we will be opening the doors at a 2nd location!  Click here to read the article in The Arlington Catholic Herald about our new program at St. Bernadette Catholic School!

A BIG THANK YOU to our two STEM-a-palooza sponsors - our platinum sponsor OGSystems 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.


Get involved

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