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Ladder of Reading & Writing
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No changes are permitted to Nancy's Ladder of Reading & Writing.

The infographic must not be altered in any way. Thank you for respecting my intellectual property, and for helping to protect the integrity and accuracy of my work as it helps deliver an important message globally.

Due to a high volume of requests, it may take several days for Nancy to respond. Thank you for your patience. (If you need permission urgently, please email Nancy directly.)

Thank you for your interest in my work! 

Below I have listed my allowable uses, current as of
June 9, 2022. Please re-apply for each use,

unless special arrangements have been made with Nancy.  

If you have any questions about correct, allowable usage of Nancy's work, please don't hesitate to email her directly.

For inclusion in a presentation:
Please complete the permission form
and then email it to me.

Nancy will email back confirming receipt and authorizing
use of her work based on the information you submit.

Social Media:

For a website:

For a newsletter:

Single-person use (parents, educators, SLPs, psychologists, tutors etc.):
Special permission is not required to print the PDF to give copies to parents or other professionals. Please refer them to the website. You may print/enlarge it to hang The Ladder of Reading & Writing on a wall. PLEASE PRINT IN COLOUR. Do not distribute.


If you are sharing printed copies of Nancy's ladder, please include a recommendation that the subject visit Nancy’s blog post explaining the content within her Ladder of Reading & Writing and her Feb & Septr 2021 posts on differentiation:

To share The Ladder of Reading & Writing via email, please email this link:


Feel free to use my Ladder of Reading & Writing to explain to some students why they need certain instruction. I have used it for such a use numerous times - especially 2e students who are gifted and have dyslexia.

Please Email Nancy directly if you have any questions about the above.
** You will need to re-apply for permissions if you had previously received them before November 2021, as this is when the revised version of the Ladder of Reading & Writing was launched **
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