Supporting Every Child’s Right to Read

The Right to Read Initiative & the ESL Dyslexic

Dr. Kathryn Garforth and Anna Karwowska discussed The Right to Read Initiative & the ESL Dyslexic.

Right to Read Recommendations

Resources mentioned in this talk:

Literacy Foundations for English Learners: A Comprehensive Guide to Evidence-Based Instruction Paperback – May 20, 2020

Other Resources:

The Right to Read Initiative & Repeated Readings

Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read

Dr. Kathryn Garforth, Ph.D.
Founder of Garforth Education and The Right To Read Initiative. 
Garforth Education provides online courses and professional development for educators. Garforth Education provides support to families of neurodiverse individuals. Dr. Garforth helps them understand the diagnosis and needs of their child.


Dr. Kathryn Garforth is passionate about every child's #RightToRead. As a dyslexic and the parent of a dyslexic she has a personal connection to the struggles students face. Her teacher training program did not provide the training to teach children like her how to read.  She's determined to spread awareness about best practices for teaching reading.


Twitter: @GarforthEduc

Anna Karwowska is a vegan bicycle enthusiast & ESL teacher, currently living in Canada.

She help neurodiverse ESL students achieve success, reach their language goals, and pass successfully high stake Cambridge Exams.IELTS, CAE, CPE, neuro language coaching.Teacher training, dyslexia training. English as a Second Language; Polish as a Second Language training & certification.

Instagram: @polca_languages

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