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About Us

Our Background


The Illuminations Center for Dyslexia was established in May of 2013 by Director Leta Palmiter, M.Ed., C.A.L.T., NBCT. As a 501c3 nonprofit organization, Illuminations Center for Dyslexia in Meridian works to change the lives of children in East Mississippi and West Alabama.  In addition to our primary mission to teach child to read, write, and spell, we offering a variety of tutoring services.  We also work to increase teacher and parent knowledge through public forum and teacher training.  We partner with East Mississippi Center for Educational Development to provide professional development in Meridian and the surrounding areas.  Advocacy has also been effective in changing the way accommodations and modifications have been implemented for our students in the public school setting. 

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Meet the Team

Executive Director


Leta Palmiter, Ed.S., CALT

My mission is to impact the lives of children, adolescents, and adults with explicit, structured literacy instruction.  I am certified by the State of Mississippi for dyslexia therapy, English, Mathematics, Elementary Education, and Special Education.  I can work with work family to advocate, educate, and provide professional development.  

Director of Evaluation Center


Adina Griffith, Ed. S., CALT, Licensed School Psychometrist

I am proud to offer comprehensive evaluations for Learning Disabilities, include Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia.  I can also test for Attention Deficit Disorder and Speech Delays. We work around parent schedules and provide payment plans.  

Dyslexia Therapist


Anna Griffin, M.Ed.

Teaching children to read, write, and spell with confidence is my passion.  As the parent of a dyslexic child, I found my  mission in helping others as the therapists at Illuminations helped me.  I provide dyslexia therapy after school and during the summer for Illuminations. 

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302 17th Street, Meridian, Mississippi 39301, United States

(601) 484-7430


Monday - Thursday: 12:30pm - 6pm

Friday: 9:00-2:00

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed

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