Donor Stories

Landmark donors share our passion for education and helping students with language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia, thrive in and out of the classroom. Read about what drives our donors to action and how they are furthering Landmark's mission.  

George Ratermann ’79, P’10 

George Ratermann ’79, P’10 is friendly, approachable, fast talking, and can be counted on to sport one of his trademark Hawaiian shirts. He’s also one of four alumni/ae on Landmark’s Board of Trustees. George came to Landmark in the “early days” from South Carolina for a summer after third grade. He remembers being “a bright and happy child” until school got to be “just too hard.” ...READ MORE

Father and Son: Daniel '83 and DJ '22 Roberts

When their son, DJ, was just 14 months old, Daniel and his wife, Sandy, knew that their child had difficulty processing language that would make traditional school a challenge. After many years of frustration and disappointment, they turned to Landmark for the program that had been so effective for Daniel when he was struggling with school decades earlier. ...READ MORE

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