Sinkinson Dyslexia Foundation, Inc.

Through professional assessment and one-to-one tutoring, SDF is able to help children improve not only their reading skills but also their self confidence and outlook on learning.  Our trained volunteer tutors provide a warm and encouraging environment with positive reinforcement and encouragement.  The Sinkinson Dyslexia Foundation can also help adults improve their reading skills and fluency.  These services are free to those that qualify.  Please visit our services page to inquire about receiving tutoring assistance or becoming one of our special volunteers.  

Sinkinson Dyslexia Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to the identification and remediation of dyslexia in children and adults in the Hampton Roads area.

​Tax ID # 26-2017318

SDF Testimonials

We recognize the generous support of:

Chosen as one of the ​top 15
non- profits in Coastal Virginia in 2016 !                                      

​​Carolyn McDonnell 


In addition to our need for volunteers to work with student in Virginia Beach and Chesapeak, we are in special need of volunteers in the Norfolk and Portsmouth area.  Apply today to become a reading tutor for one of our students!

Training January 12, 2019 9:00-noon.


SINCE 2008 THE SINKINSON DYSLEXIA FOUNDATION HAS SERVED OVER 100 STUDENTS!  Your financial support will allow SDF to continue serving the dyslexic community.

Please support SDF by becoming a monthly donor

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