Leading by Listening: a Fundations® Implementation
Reading and Spelling Programs Grounded in the Science of Reading, Suitable for all Ages
For 35 Years, Experts in Foundational Literacy Skills and Intensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia
Wilson® is a pioneer and leader in championing the science of reading and empowering educators across the country to pursue “Literacy for All.” For over 30 years, Wilson Language Training® (WLT) has been devoted to improving instruction for students with dyslexia and ensuring that all students learn to read and spell through our research-based multisensory, structured literacy programs.
Every individual — young readers introduced to reading for the first time, students in need of intervention support, and those with dyslexia and persistent reading challenges — has the right to acquire literacy. By partnering with educators, parents, and students, we make it possible.
Wilson programs utilize research on effective instructional content and practices to ensure students become proficient readers and writers. Our commitment to high-quality professional learning and implementation science has resulted in sustained program implementation and student success in schools and districts across the country.
Establish a foundation for reading, spelling, and handwriting.
- Prevention (Tier 1) and Early Intervention (Tier 2)
- Grades K–3 in all classrooms, plus Pre-K Activity Set
- Foundational skills for life-long literacy
Address gaps through accelerated word study for struggling readers.
- Intervention (Tier 2)
- Grades 4–12 and adults with mild to moderate gaps in decoding and spelling
- A sophisticated study of word structure with explicit teaching on “how English works”
Wilson Reading System®
Provide intensive instruction for even the most challenged reader.
- Intensive intervention (Tier 3)
- Grades 2–12 and adults with a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia
- Orton-Gillingham based; intensive, Structured Literacy instruction
Our professional learning options help educators gain the confidence, skills, and experience to successfully teach reading and spelling with all their students.
Wilson® partners with schools and districts to build customized literacy plans that support program implementation and long-term instructional capacity.
We understand the challenges faced by students with language-based learning disabilities like dyslexia. Access resources and learn how you can help your child.
Structured Literacy: Benefiting All Students
Our expertise in literacy instruction stems from a long history in the field of dyslexia education.
Since our founding, Wilson Language Training® (WLT) has been dedicated to teaching struggling learners. We use a structured literacy approach to prepare all students for literacy success. This is effective for students with dyslexia, but is also an effective approach for all students.
Learn more about funding sources to support schools and districts.
News and Success Stories
Structured Literacy & Social Justice: Hope for Better Futures
Reasons to Keep Going
Structured Literacy Through the Years
Finding the Magic in Reading
A District’s Deep Dive Into Structured Literacy
Early Intervention Shapes a Mother’s and Daughter’s Futures
“I Couldn’t Walk Out on These Kids”: Longtime Wilson Reading System® Teacher Wins Awards
Wilson® 2023 Summer Conferences | Genuine Structured Literacy: The Key to Success
We Have More Work to Do: Structured Literacy for Older Students
Orton-Gillingham and Wilson Reading System®: What You Need to Know
Parent, Advocate, Wilson® Trainer
Wilson Language Training Announces the Launch of New Literacy Subscription Service for Educators
Paying It Forward: Former WRS Student Receives Leadership Award
It’s Never Too Late: Finally Learning to Read Through WRS
WRS Student Shares Joy for Reading With New Furry Friends
The Road That Leads Home: Fundations® Teacher Dedicates Second Career to Literacy
Never Invisible: WRS Student Thrives After Tough-to-Spot Diagnosis
Wilson® Utilizes PDSA Process to Study Ready to Rise® Implementation in Portland Public Schools
Wilson Language Training® Welcomes Five New Literacy Specialists
Foundational Skills Are Key to Success
Structured Literacy Helps Students AIM High