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Providing adults with learning disabilities the tools necessary to reach their maximum

 one in eight 

 americans are 

 functionally illiterate. 

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Updates and Upcoming Events

Our Computer Lab is NOW OPEN

Tues - Wed - Thurs

11am - 430pm

(inside the RISE Center)

2136 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98405

Phone: 253-301-2241



Hilltop Pop-Up Resource Event

AWLD Foundation and Community Partner will be available for in-person help and provide

resources for Rental & Utility Assistance, Education & Healthcare

 1st Sunday of Every Month

11am - 3pm

2155 Martin Luther King Jr Way

Tacoma, WA 98402

-- AWLD Foundation


Adults with Learning Disabilities Foundation was envisioned in 1988 by Founder and CEO Felix Strozier. The foundation is a community based action organization dedicated to bringing awareness to adult illiteracy by working with a team of volunteers and agencies promoting literacy throughout the country.

The goal of the foundation is to make tools available to help adults with learning disabilities. Did you know there are 42 million adults in the United Sates that struggle with reading, writing and understanding. Adults at a low reading level are more likely to success if given these life changing tools. Laptops and home computers, software, Ebooks, electronic spell check devices and GPS navigation services are some of the tools we aim at resources those we help. Adults classified as with this disability are also more likely not to graduate and predicted to live below poverty. We've found that having these tools we provide will increase their chances to success. 

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