Award-Winning Tutors in Portland, OR for Students with Reading Intervention

Welcome! Let's match you with the perfect tutor.

Do you have an IEP or 504 plan?

What grade level is your child in?
Did you know?

We have tutors that specialize in helping students with learning differences.

Which grade is your child in?

My son has a learning disability, and his tutor is very patient with him. He is engaged 100% of the time. Varsity Tutors knows exactly what they are doing!

— Doreen

Which grade is your child in?

My son has a learning disability, and his tutor is very patient with him. He is engaged 100% of the time. Varsity Tutors knows exactly what they are doing!

— Doreen

Which grade is your child in?

My son has a learning disability, and his tutor is very patient with him. He is engaged 100% of the time. Varsity Tutors knows exactly what they are doing!

— Doreen

Which subject matter need help with?
Did you know?


Only 6% of the tutors who apply pass our rigorous vetting process.

How soon would you like to get started?
Did you know?

Understanding your timeframe helps us to develop a tailor-made learning plan just for you.

Let's finish up your profile so we can find the perfect tutor:
Did you know?


We have a 4.9/5 average customer satisfaction rating.

Let's finish up your profile so we can find the perfect tutor:

My son has ADHD, Anxiety, Dyslexia AND a learning disability. He's always attended private schools for learning disabled children, but when we had to move, public school and an IEP were the only option. I called VT in desperation because he was failing across the board and was so distressed. I know he just needed the right environment in order to thrive. After a couple tearful sessions with the VERY PATIENT tutor, my son began to "get it". Once he did, there was no stopping him!

— Stacy

Let's finish up your profile so we can find the perfect tutor:

Asking for help is a brave step, and we're glad you're taking it.


Private online reading intervention in Portland, OR

Receive personally tailored Reading Intervention lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with the best tutor for your particular needs while offering flexible scheduling to fit your busy life.

Varsity Tutors knows that watching your student struggle with reading and writing can take an emotional toll, and we'd be glad to have the opportunity to connect you with a Portland reading intervention tutor who can assist your student in becoming more comfortable with literacy.

Reading can play a role in many aspects of your student's scholastic experience, from reading out loud in class to interpreting homework directions and working out word problems in math, so it's important that students become capable readers as soon as possible. No matter what age your student is, a private instructor can deliver lessons that are tuned to your child's unique struggles.

What skills can a Portland reading intervention tutor near me teach my child?

Reading can be generally broken into six elements: phoneme awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, spelling, and comprehension. Each aspect of reading plays a role in your child's overall ability to understand written texts, so it's crucial that they have a solid understanding of each of these skills.

Phoneme awareness is the ability to identify the individual sounds and syllables that make up speech. Phonics is the application of this process to written text. Phonics can be challenging for many children to pick up, and a shaky grasp on this basic element of reading can have a significant impact on your student's ability to develop more advanced skills. Portland reading tutors can employ a variety of methods to help your student pick up phonics, like illustrated flashcards to appeal to visually oriented students, or spoken word games to help auditory learners associate sounds with written characters.

Fluency is the ability to read a passage as smoothly and quickly as though it were being spoken out loud, with an understanding of the natural intonation of the words. It involves the ability to interpret the overall meaning of text rather than deciphering words one at a time. By presenting your student with passages that relate to subjects they're personally interested in, Portland reading intervention tutors can make it easier for your students to stay focused on the learning process and having reading.

Vocabulary and spelling are somewhat should both be taught with a combination of direct and indirect exposure. Direct exposure occurs when a teacher or reading tutor presents your student with a word, describes its meaning and how it's used, and teaches your child how to spell it. Indirect learning occurs whenever your child comes across a new word in a storybook or on a storefront. Portland reading intervention tutoring can help your student become more adept at identifying how words are used in context.

Comprehension is a complex process that involves the integration of all of these reading components. Students comprehend written works when they can formulate an idea about the entirety of a complete text. As students get older and become more proficient readers, this extends to skills like identifying arguments and tone.

What are the benefits of Portland reading intervention tutoring?

Classroom teachers generally use a one-size-fits-all approach that can leave some students behind and have to keep up with a predetermined teaching schedule. The one-on-one attention of Portland reading intervention tutors can remedy these issues. Your student can receive a customized curriculum that targets the individual difficulties that they're experiencing with reading and writing. They can also work at their own pace, so they can spend as much time as necessary working on a tough concept before they move on.

Private instruction allows tutors to form a trusting relationship with their students, which can improve their ability to learn. Many students who have difficulty reading are aware they're not keeping up with classmates and experience embarrassment, anxiety, and frustration that can impede their performance. They may even become negatively inclined towards school. A Portland reading intervention tutor can foster a safe learning environment for your student, where they can become comfortable making the mistakes that are inevitable when learning a new skill, learn more efficiently, and boost their confidence.

How can I get in touch with a Portland reading intervention tutor near me?

Reach out to Varsity Tutors and we can find an instructor who's right for your student. Both online and in-person instruction is available, so you can pick an option that's right for your needs. Online tutoring is provided through our Live Learning Platform, where students are able to meet with their instructor face-to-face through integrated video chat software. This allows your child to work somewhere that's convenient and comfortable for them, whether that's your own home, a library like the Multnomah County Library's Central Branch or Midland Branch, or a favorite cafe.

The Live Learning Platform also includes a variety of teaching utilities that can make online instruction feel just like an in-person study session. Students can use a virtual whiteboard and a shared document editor to practice reading and writing, and all lessons are automatically recorded. This allows students to return to previous sessions to revisit anything they've missed.

Give Varsity Tutors a call today and we can get your student signed up for Portland reading intervention tutoring quickly and without a hassle. A command of the written word can pay off for a lifetime, so reach out now and make this investment in your child's future.

Your Personalized Tutoring Program and Instructor

Identify Needs

Our knowledgeable directors help you choose your tutor with your learning profile and personality in mind.

Customize Learning

Your tutor can customize your lessons and present concepts in engaging easy-to-understand-ways.

Increased Results

You can learn more efficiently and effectively because the teaching style is tailored to you.

Online Convenience

With the flexibility of online tutoring, your tutor can be arranged to meet at a time that suits you.

Call us today to connect with a top Portland Reading Intervention tutor
(503) 743-8826
Call Now