AVKO Proceeds:
What are they used for?

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AVKO is recognized by the IRS as a 501(C)3 non-profit organization.  AVKO charges small fees for its materials in order to pay for AVKO's publishing arm's share of overhead costs such as utilities, payroll, printing, binding, website hosting, etc.  Along with donations and grants, the proceeds from publishing go toward:

  • Maintaining the Bernice Webb Memorial Library which houses one of the larger collections of books and pamphlets on special education, dyslexia, and the teaching of reading and spelling. This library is free and open to the public.
  • Maintaining the AVKO Free Reading Clinic where anyone who has a reading problem can come for FREE daily tutoring.
  • Providing Free reading and spelling assessments.
  • Providing Free tutor training for parents and teachers.
  • Providing a place for ongoing research into methods and materials to teach reading and spelling.
  • Providing a place for individual dyslexics to stay for a nominal charge while they receive free daily tutoring.


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