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Multi-Sensory Tutoring

Dyslexic students need a different approach to learning language from that employed in most classrooms. They need to be taught, slowly and thoroughly, the basic elements of their language – the sounds and the letters which represent them – and how to put these together and take them apart. They have to have lots of practice in having their writing hands, eyes, ears and voices working together for the conscious organization and retention of their learning.

Margaret Byrd Rawson,
Past President The Orton Dyslexia Association

Using the Multi-Sensory Reading Remedy© Program most students work at their own pace to complete the full program in 2 or 3 one-hour sessions per week over a period of up to two years.

Curriculum Support Tutoring

In a 1:1 setting students receive: Teaching math concepts using the JUMP Math method. Assistance with projects, written work, reading comprehension, spelling strategies, etc. (Grades SK – 8)

Multi-Sensory Tutoring

  • Multisensory teaching is simultaneously visual, auditory and kinesthetic-tactile to enhance memory and learning.
  • Links are consistently made between the visual (what we see), auditory (what we hear) and kinesthetic-tactile (what we feel) pathways in learning to read and spell.
  • The “Orton-Gillingham” approach refers to the structured, sequential multi-sensory techniques established by Dr. Samuel Orton and Ms. Anna Gillingham and their colleagues.
  • Orton–Gillingham approach combines multisensory techniques with teaching the structures of written English, sounds (phonemes), meaning units (prefixes, suffixes, roots) and common spelling rules.

… information provided by The International Dyslexia Association.

Catharine, Penny & Staff, Thank you for giving our daughter the strength and confidence to put her hand up in the classroom and to take risks. The program taught has done her wonders. This year there were many firsts. We are so grateful to all of you for teaching a method that words.
The B. Family
Dear Penny, Catharine and Staff, Thank you just doesn't seem adequate for the difference you have made in my son's life. You have changed the direction his education has taken. Thank you so much for the extra care you have given. God Bless,
Penny & Catharine Thanks you so much for all you have done to help our daughter learn to read. You offer an amazing program Thanks you for providing a relaxing and caring atmosphere for your students and their families. We appreciate everything you have done for our daughter over the last two years. We wish you and your staff all the best.
Mark and Lynn
I have some good news I'd like to share with you. I tested your son today for reading and he is sitting at a level 18 (the average for grade 2 is 20 at this time of year)!! He is almost at grade exciting! He was so proud of himself today, it was amazing to see. For the rest of the day, he listened better and was more attentive to his tasks. It's amazing how confidence can be a motivation. Have a great day and I will continue to keep you posted. Thanks,
Student's teacher