There are many organizations that focus on adult literacy. You can contact the adult education department of your local high school and get a listing of evening courses that they may offer. The spelling component may be taught as part of a course on writing. Many English as a second language programs also offer courses (or sections of courses) dealing with spelling improvement. These might be helpful to you, even if you speak English. Check with the instructor. The local office of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (www.eeoc.gov) may have information about adult literacy courses. (You can get the number of a local EEOC office by calling the national office at 1-800-669-3362. The International Dyslexia Association (www.interdys.org; 1-800-222-3132) can give you information about getting tested for learning disabilities or finding a tutor who can help you with spelling. The National Literacy Hotline (www.nifl.gov; 1-800-228-8813) can give you information on literacy classes, GED testing services, and volunteer organizations which may offer tutoring services.
45 Years Old and Can't Spell
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