Diagnosis and Treatment for

Dyslexia & Learning Problems

Pittsburgh dyslexia treatment

Dyslexia is a neurologically-based language disorder, often inherited, that interferes with acquisition of language. Dyslexia results in a child having difficulty with reading, writing, and spelling.

At the Dyslexia Diagnostic and Treatment Center, we provide comprehensive evaluations to accurately diagnose Dyslexia and learning disorders and provide intensive treatment in both individual and small-group settings. We also offer treatment via video-conferencing so your child can receive help in the comfort, and convenience, of your own home.

Our staff has the experience and training to specifically target the sign of dyslexia including difficulties with reading, writing, and spelling skills.

We accept most insurances and we have affordable rates and payment plans.

FREE 30-minute Introductory Session

How can we help you?


Dr. John Carosso, Licensed Child Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist will assess your child for all contributing factors to reading issues including dyslexia, attention or motivation problems, frustration, ADHD, anxiety, and depression.

Pittsburgh Dyslexia treatment


We use research-proven multi-sensory strategies incorporating the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic senses to promote learning. We utilize your child’s homework in the treatment process, which allows for receiving treatment and getting your homework done at the same time.

online tutoring for dyslexia

Online Tutoring

Our tutors will work with your child one-on-one and in real-time. All of the readings and activities are done just as they would be in an in-person lesson. Tutors will interact with the students, mark pages, move tiles, and type words and sentences.

About Dyslexia

Dyslexia is actually a problem with the processing of language; kids have difficulty processing the sequence of sounds that comprise spoken words. Consequently, you get words like “psghetti” and “amninal.” Interesting, these kiddos genuinely don’t ‘hear’ themselves saying the words incorrectly so it’s difficult for them to self-correct.


All of the effective strategies are based on a ‘multi-sensory’ approach that incorporates, in the learning process, visual, auditory, and kinesthetic. A child may be shown the word, asked to say the word, hear it spoken by the teacher, write the word on paper, and write the word or letter (using a finger) on a rough surface.

Our Staff

Dr. John Carosso, Psy.D.
Dr. John Carosso, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Certified School Psychologist

Dr. Robert A. Lowenstein, M.D.
Dr. Robert Lowenstein, M.D.

Board Certified Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist

Cynthia Postell
Cynthia Postell

Reading Specialist


We offer two sessions per week, either group or individual.

To promote your child's reading skills, our Reading Specialist will provide daily activities for your child, to practice between sessions, to enhance reading skills no matter if your child is seen twice per week, or monthly. 

Group Sessions

$30 June 1 through July 30
  • Twice per week: $480.00

Individual Sessions

$45 June 1 through July 30
  • Twice per week: $720.00

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