Regina G. Richards M.A., BCET

Board Certified Educational Therapist, Richards Educational Therapy Center, Inc.

Regina G. Richards, MA is Director of Richards Educational Therapy Center (RET Center) & former director of Big Springs School, specializing in multidisciplinary programs for language learning disabilities, especially dyslexia and dysgraphia. Regina graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master’s in Education, specializing in bilingual education (teaching training and curriculum development). She established the RET Center in 1975, providing educational therapy and diagnostic services, and opened Big Springs School in 1980.

Regina teaches regularly at the University of California Extension Program in Riverside. She has authored a variety of journal articles and books on reading, dyslexia, dysgraphia, and visual development, including The Source for Dyslexia and Dysgraphia, The Source for Learning and Memory, Eli, The Boy Who Hated To Write and The Writing Dilemma. She is very active in her local IDA branch, having been President several times. She presents workshops and keynotes at school districts and conferences nationally. Regina is the parent of an adult son who has struggled with dyslexia and dysgraphia all his life. He is currently very successful in business, working with computers.