Stand Up for Reading

Stand Up for Reading

Help the Florida Center for Reading Research outfit local schools with stands containing educator, parent, and student resources in support of READ UP, a university partnership focused on reading achievement and student success in Leon County Schools.

NCERT Signing

Florida Center for Reading Research forms partnership to establish National Center for Reading in India

The Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University and University of St. Francis have partnered with education officials in India to establish the National Center for Reading Interventions and Research (NCRIR) in India.

The Uncanny Chronicles

FSU-created, dyslexia-focused comic book to be available nationwide as graphic novel

“The Uncanny Chronicles,” a comic book focused on the realities of dyslexia will soon be available nationwide as a graphic novel thanks to an agreement between Florida State University and Ventris Learning.

Hugh Catts, Yaacov Petscher

SCSD Professor Acquires Grant to Develop Dyslexia Screening System

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Professor Hugh Catts and College of Social Work Associate Professor Yaacov Petscher received a subcontract grant award from the University of California San Francisco to further develop and test a dyslexia screener.

FCRR Director, Nicole Patton Terry

Florida Center for Reading Research director appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Education Research

Nicole Patton Terry will join a team of expert scholars on NASEM’S Committee on the Future of Education Research. Their work will inform IES on critical problems where new research is needed, new methods for conducting research and new types of research training investments.

For Families

Back to school: Florida State University center provides resources for families to help young learners

As children across the country prepare to go back to the classroom — some for the first time since the COVID-19 global pandemic began — FCRR has launched a resource section specifically for families navigating those crucial early years of learning.

Science of Reading

Florida Center for Reading Research draws on multiple disciplines to advance the science of reading

FCRR at Florida State University is using its extensive network to advance the science of reading with the goal of improving student achievement for all children.

FCRR Literacy Kiosk

FSU’s Center For Reading Research Provides Literacy Kiosks to Local Schools

Parents and students in Leon County will find new resources awaiting them in local schools when they return this fall, thanks to new literacy resource kiosks provided by the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR). The kiosks, stocked with grade-specific materials, were delivered in early August to 49 schools across the district.

The kiosks are an extension of READ UP, a research-to-practice partnership between FCRR and Leon County Schools.

FSU faculty release guide to coaching players with hidden disabilities and conditions

FSU faculty release guide to coaching players with hidden disabilities and conditions

Like a strike thrown in baseball that is only recognized by a well-trained umpire, hidden disabilities and conditions (HDCs) may be invisible to the untrained eye. HDCs are specific disabilities or conditions like dyslexia, Autism, communication disorders, sensory impairments, anxiety, depression, or attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder.

Nicole Patton Terry

Florida State University awarded $27M federal education research laboratory

The Florida Center for Reading Research has won a $27 million, five-year contract to operate the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) for the Southeastern United States. The REL program includes 10 regional labs funded through the Institute of Education Sciences. The labs are designed to bridge the gap between educators and policymakers by providing research-based strategies to improve learning outcomes for K-12 students.