Leroy McClure, Sr.
discerning insight revealed to him years previous that reading is the gateway to all other knowledge.He
became an avid reader in school after he
read countless stories about sports stars, mixing his
love of athletics with classroom learning. As a high school honor graduate, he was also an All-State basketball player in Conway, Arkansas.
Moving to Dallas to take classes at RichlandJunior College
again received special academic honors.He later graduated from MayvilleStateUniversity in North Dakota with a bachelor's of science degree.
Concerned with the high illiteracy and drop out rate of African-Americans, and the experience of watching his
brother struggle through school because of Dyslexia.Today, Mr. McClure
is the only African-American male in the state of Texas and the United States to hold certification as an academic Language Therapist.In 1993, Mr. McClure
created a 501 © 3 non-profit organization focused on children with "learning differences" including Dyslexia, attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, and those "at risk" because they can't read due to other language-based problems.