The PRIDE Reading Program has announced that the Christ Cathedral Academy – Diocese of Orange County in Garden Grove, California has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum for its students with dyslexia and reading disabilities.
Christ Cathedral Academy serves approximately 311 students in grades PK, K-8 and is among 42 Catholic schools in Orange County. The school uses highly effective teaching strategies, utilizing technology, small group student learning, and supportive classroom environments. The Christ Cathedral Academy has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum to address the specific needs of struggling students and those with learning differences.
The PRIDE Reading Program is an evidence-based instructional method that is structured, sequential, multisensory and cumulative. The Orton-Gillingham curriculum explicitly teaches children with dyslexia, auditory processing, and other learning differences how to read, spell, write and comprehend. PRIDE Reading Program is currently being implemented by school districts and private schools across the United States with great success.
The Christ Cathedral Academy places a strong focus on Catholic identity together with a technology rich environment that focuses on authentic learning experiences for each child. The school has very caring and compassionate teachers that are dedicated to the growth of the whole child and foster individualized approaches to education.