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PRIDE Learning Center is a very successful tutoring program located in Southern California. For more than 10 years we have helped thousands of struggling students from all over the world learn to read using the Orton-Gillingham approach. This approach is highly effective for children with reading disabilities, dyslexia, auditory and visual processing disorders and speech delays. Not all children are traditional learners. One in every five children needs to learn a different way.
At PRIDE Learning Centers, we specialize in working with children with learning disabilities. Our teachers have strong special education backgrounds. Our programs are multi-sensory and help children that need to learn differently. We are REAL teachers and we know how to teach children with learning disabilities. Our students see rapid gains with the PRIDE programs!The PRIDE learning approach is research-based and creates independent and confident students. We tap into each child’s learning style through our multi-sensory program by including touch, vision, kinetic and auditory elements.
PRIDE Learning Centers offer flexible In-Center, On-Site and On-Line tutoring, intensive reading therapy and fun summer camp programs. Enjoy the Pride Learning Center articles and resources.
Summer is fast approaching and PRIDE Learning Center will be offering some exceptional summer reading camps throughout Southern California.
Although there is a crucial window of opportunity (kindergarten to middle of first grade) parents need to know that it is never too late to help a struggling reader. Older children can be taught to read but the instruction may be harder to arrange, it will take more time, and it will require an intensive effort from the teacher, the student, and the parent.
Multisensory teaching is an important aspect of instruction for the child with Apraxia of Speech and is used by most clinically trained therapists. Multisensory teaching utilizes all the senses to relay information to the child. The teacher accesses the auditory, visual, and kinesthetic pathways in order to enhance memory and learning.
Dogs and Reading are two things that just go together! Kids love dogs and dogs love kids. So… why not combine the two and boost those reading skills at the same time.
For kids with Dyslexia, the reading process does NOT come naturally. Dyslexics do not use the process of sounding out phonemes (decoding) while reading and applying spelling rules while writing (encoding). Instead of decoding, these students memorize words in entirety and make mental pictures of each word they learn.
Following directions is one of the most difficult tasks for a child with ADHD to master. Children with ADHD are easily distracted and have a tendency to get sidetracked a lot. With a lot of patience and support, you can help your ADHD child learn to follow directions using these very simple tips and strategies.