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Kids First Dyslexia Services

How We Help Kids

Kids First Dyslexia Services is a private practice for dyslexia therapy. Other services that are provided include dyslexia screener assessments, fluency support services, general reading and spelling intervention as well as handwriting instruction.  Each one-on-one session focuses not only on the instruction, but also on developing self-esteem and building children's confidence.

Our private office suite is located at the corner of Davis and N. Tarrant Parkway in the NT Suites and Salons building.  It is conveniently located in North Richland Hills near the border of Keller, Southlake and Colleyville.

Melissa Dean

Dyslexia Therapist

Kids First Dyslexia Services is owned and operated by Melissa Dean. Melissa is a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) and a certified elementary education classroom teacher.  She has been helping children unlock their reading potential since 2010.  Many of her previous students have gone on to achieve high academic success such as receiving multiple offers from colleges and receiving nominations into the National Honor Society.

She is passionate about building relationships that make children feel safe and confident!  It is this extra bit of humanity that elevates her students to higher levels of success and emotional well-being.

Special features

A professional, personalized experience putting the child first.

Custom service

Melissa builds and values relationships with both students and parents.

Friendly and Caring

Fully qualified and certified by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) as well as the State of Texas Education Agency.

Certified Professional


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