Dr. Steve Truch, Director and Founder, The Reading Foundation Dr. Steve Truch is the Director of The Reading Foundation, a private clinic with offices in Calgary, Toronto, and Vancouver that diagnoses and treats difficulties in reading, spelling, writing, math, and comprehension. Founding the Calgary clinic in 1990; the Vancouver clinic in 1994, and the Toronto clinic in 2016, Dr. Truch is an Educational Psychologist who specializes in learning and learning disabilities. Prior to starting The Reading Foundation, Dr. Truch was a school psychologist for 14 years and also served as a classroom teacher and assistant superintendent for special education. A thought leader in the area of learning and literacy, for the past three decades, he has been dedicated to improving the treatment of learning issues relating to reading, spelling, math and writing. His extensive range of experience with parents, school districts, teachers, and students has given him and The Reading Foundation a North American reputation for excellence. Dr. Truch received his Ph.D. from the University of Calgary, specializing in learning theory. He has had numerous books, articles and research reports published over the years including pieces in the Annals of Dyslexia and the British Columbia Learning Assistance Teacher's Association Newsletter. His work is also cited in Dr. David Kilpatrick’s book Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties.