The mission of the Multisensory Reading Centers of Puerto Rico is to expand access to effective instruction in reading, spelling and writing for struggling readers, particularly pupils with dyslexia, by providing training in research-based, multisensory, structured language instruction to qualified individuals who teach them.
- To provide information to the general public in Puerto Rico on dyslexia – prevalence and characteristics
- To provide information on multisensory structured language education teaching as a preferred method for teaching reading, writing, and spelling to students with dyslexia
- To provide training of the highest order by adhering to the standards of the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) in the Multisensory Reading Centers of Puerto Rico training course in multisensory structured language education.
- To provide both the IMSLEC teaching level and trainer of teaching level certificates.
- To recruit highly qualified teachers for training in the Multisensory Reading Centers of Puerto Rico structured language education training course.
- To develop awareness of prevalence and problems of struggling readers, particularly students with dyslexia, in Puerto Rico
- To contribute and support, as it may be possible, individuals with dyslexia and related disorders to reach their potential as contributing members of society in and out of Puerto Rico
- To train qualified individuals in research-based, structured language training of the highest order for all children and adults with dyslexia and related disorders
- To advocate for high standards in the professional preparation of multisensory structured language education specialists, clinicians, and/or teachers
- To contribute to the development and furtherance of adequate courses of instruction and practicum in the skills required to produce positive, measurable results in literacy for the dyslexia population in and out of Puerto Rico.