The first dyslexia-focused educational center in Des Moines.

True Potential Education was created to be a quality, dependable resource for children, families and educators looking for answers. Our experience, knowledge and success sets us apart.

We provide:

  • diagnostic services for language-based learning differences, including dyslexia, dysnomia and dysgraphia.
  • a staff with more than 100 years of combined experience in our field.
  • proven instructional methods, with a history of success that comes from teaching with fidelity.
  • positive results.

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Tutoring/Remediation Options

  • Individual or Group of 2 sessions at TPE
  • Virtual tutoring from home or school
  • TPE Literacy Group (pdf)
  • TPE Littles' Literacy Group (pdf)
  • Spanish class or Individual Spanish tutoring (pdf)

Additional services HERE.


Dyslexia Knowledge & Strategies

  • Approved for continuing education and graduate credit. (pdf)
  • Classes held in West Des Moines & Sioux City, IA
  • Summer 2020 dates and registration information coming soon!

Understanding Dyslexia 

  • A free class for parents and educators.
  • Classroom and webinar options
  • Upcoming dates
    • October 4 & November 15, from 3-5pm


Are you looking for dyslexia screening and diagnostic services?  Click HERE.

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live virtual tutoring sessions

We know finding qualified, experienced Orton-Gillingham tutors is difficult in many areas across the U.S. If you have access to internet that will stream videos, True Potential Education has the solution for you!

free class

Understanding Dyslexia is a free class for parents and educators. It provides facts about the scientific aspects of dyslexia, academic and social emotional impact, and the importance of multi-sensory learning. It will help determine where your struggles may be coming from, and what the next steps should be.

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Dyslexia is the most common, and most researched learning difference. Despite this, many students still go undiagnosed and fall victim to the social and emotional consequences of reading and writing difficulties in school.

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Don't spend any more time wondering.

Early intervention is imperative — knowledge is power!

It can take months from the time you receive a diagnosis to the time formal help is established. Don't wait another day!

Call today. 515-218-8445