Pre-School and Kindergarten

A one-on-one reading enrichment program for 3, 4, and 5 yr. olds

Below Grade Level Children

A one-on-one remedial reading tutoring program.

LD, ADD, ADHD or Dyslexic Children

A one-on-one remedial reading tutoring program.

At Grade Level Children

A one-on-one reading enrichment tutoring program.

Special Needs Children

A one-on-one reading tutoring program.

Above Grade Level Children

A one-on-one reading enrichment tutoring program for gifted readers.

Adult Students

A one-on-one reading tutoring program.

The One-of-a-Kind Reading Breakthrough

Transform your child's learning experience

The Dicker Reading Method works for everyone from pre-school through adult, from the educationally challenged through the gifted. Our tutors have helped over 10,000 students to become proficient readers. The Dicker Reading Method will teach any child to read better, faster, with greater fluency, and comprehension in a fun, nurturing environment. Students can achieve 3 to 6 years of reading improvement in less than one year. Grades, test scores, confidence, and self-esteem will soar as children develop a love for reading and school.


The Dicker Reading Method is located at 75 Brook Street in Scarsdale, NY, and currently tutors students from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. For over 35 years, we have helped even the most challenged readers learn to enjoy and benefit from reading. Affordable, individual tutoring instruction and homework help is available 7 days a week.

About The Founder

Al Dicker, creator of the exclusive Dicker Reading Method, launched his career as an educator in the New York City public schools system more than 35 years ago. When Dicker realized that traditional methods of reading instruction were not working for his students, he created the Dicker Reading Method. Amazingly, his students, many of whom had severe learning disabilities, suddenly began making rapid progress in their reading skills. Dicker decided his life's purpose was to improve literacy for children and adults.

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Spotlight

Cathy Rigby, Mother of the Year/Olympic Gold Medalist/ Tony Award Nominee
When her daughter Katie fell behind in reading in the first grade, Cathy tried everything to help Katie--countless tutors, phonics programs; but nothing worked until they enrolled in the Dicker Reading Method. In just one month, Katie, a 7th grader, went from a 3rd grade reading level to an 8th grade reading level.

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Why Come to Us?

  1. 1. Our 35 years of certified experience and proven results
  2. 2. The Dicker Reading Method works for everyone, from pre-school through adults, from the educationally challenged through the gifted. Over 10,000 students have become proficient—even avid—readers after participating in the program.
  3. 3. Whether your child is in Elementary school (Kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade), Middle and Junior High School (sixth, seventh, and eighth grades), High School (ninth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades), Special Education, diagnosed with LD, ADD, ADHD, Dyslexia, or has Special Needs (Autism, Asberger’s, Down syndrome, Cerebral palsy, speech and language delays, central auditory processing delays (CAPD), visual disabilities, hearing impairments), our reading tutoring program will help your child to read better, faster with greater fluency, word recognition, phonics/decoding, vocabulary, spelling, writing, comprehension, test-taking skills, and SAT preparation. Your child’s grades, test scores, confidence, and self-esteem will soar as they develop a love for reading and school!
  4. 4. Our reading tutors will help your Pre-School/Kindergarten (3, 4, or 5-year-old child) learn 15-30 new words in their first session. Then they will learn to read their first book fluently. We have pre-schoolers and kindergarteners reading on first, second, third, fourth, even fifth grade levels! Our learn-to-read program will enrich your child’s word recognition, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, language, and comprehension skills. Your child’s confidence and self-esteem will soar as they develop a love for reading and school!
  5. 5. The Dicker Reading Method tutors children of all ages, Elementary School children (5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10- year-olds), Middle and Junior High School children (10, 11, 12, 13, and 14-year-olds), and High School students (14, 15, 16, 17, and 18-year-olds).
  6. 6. Adult students of all ages will learn to read better, faster with improved word recognition, phonics/decoding, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension, spelling, writing, and test-taking skills. Adults’ confidence and self-esteem will soar!
  7. 7. The Dicker Reading Method tutoring and learning center, located in Westchester County, provides reading tutoring and homework help services for students from Scarsdale, Yonkers, Eastchester, Bronxville, Tuckahoe, New Rochelle, White Plains, Ardsley, Larchmont, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, Hastings on Hudson, Hartsdale, Briarcliff Manor, Chappaqua, Pleasantville, Rye, Purchase, Harrison, Carmel, Somers, Dobbs Ferry, Irvington, Pelham, Pelham Manor, Armonk, Bedford, Brewster, Cortlandt, Croton, Greenburgh, Ossining, Peekskill, Mahopac, Mount Pleasant, Port Chester, Pound Ridge, Putnam, Salem, and more. Our program is so unique that we even have students coming from the Bronx, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, and New Jersey.

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