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Inspired by leading-edge research in the field of reading, Dr. Steve Truch, a well-known learning specialist with extensive experience as both a school teacher and school psychologist, opened the Calgary location of The Reading Foundation in 1990. Armed with knowledge, experience, and the most up-to-date reading research, Dr. Truch began delivering one-to-one remedial therapy to students with reading difficulties.


Our Programs

In Person and Online Instruction

Interview with
Dr. Steve Truch

Research-Driven Programs
“…if this is a cause, there are ways to treat it…”


Dr. Steve Truch’s Research

Immersive Strategy

The Basis of Our Programs

Understanding the Context
“…our treatment restructures the brain…”​

Why Our Program Works

Why is reading in English so hard?


The Importance of Spelling

How to Identify Reading Issues

What is Dyslexia?

Overcoming Dyslexia

Dual Coding Theory

How and Why Our Treatment Works
“…we are among the best in the world…”

We are among the best in the world.

How does our assessment work?

How We Measure Growth

Our Team

It’s Never Too Late

Reading Difficulties
“…35% of students have difficulties reading…”

Parent Intuition

The Nervous System Connection

Reading Difficulties

Our Research-Based System

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Inspire Your Student to Achieve Their Highest Learning Potential!