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Dyslexia

Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

HSS After-School Tutoring Programs Update

     Did you know that Hindman Settlement School has after-school tutoring?! These programs span... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Staff Spotlight: Melissa Pigman, Reading Intervention Specialist

Melissa Pigman has worked for Hindman Settlement School since 2005. She currently serves as the... [Read More]

Written By Austyn Caudill

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Volunteer Spotlight: Hart Chapter NSDAR

On the eve of Independence Day, the Hart Chapter NSDAR, located in Winchester, Kentucky, concluded... [Read More]

Written By Jordan Collins

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Dyslexia Program Spring Update

It seems like the beginning of the school year was only yesterday but the rush... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Teaching Kids Cursive

One of the things we have always focused on in our dyslexia after-school and summer... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Wrapping Up Another School Year!

This is a very busy time for the dyslexia program! We have completed the screening... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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New Confidence in the New Year

Our dyslexia program has just completed another fifteen weeks of after-school tutoring. While sharing progress... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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In A Mother’s Words

Rarely does a day go by that we do not hear from a parent (or... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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Hutchinson Appointed to Council for Exceptional Children

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin appointed Dr. Brent Hutchinson, the executive director of Hindman Settlement School,... [Read More]

Written By Josh Mullins

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Student Spotlight: Kison H.

Each year our staff presents the Michael Mullins Outstanding Student Award to a student in our... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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School’s Out!

Wow! Another school year is over! Seems like it was only yesterday that we had... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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A New Year of After-School Tutoring

On Saturday, January 14, we held our After-School Tutor Training Workshop with sixty-four people in... [Read More]

Written By Ola Pigman

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