The PRIDE Reading Program has announced that the Palmyra R-I School District located in Palmyra, Missouri has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum for students with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities.

The Palmyra R-I School District currently has 1,125 students enrolled in grades PK, K-12. The Palmyra R-I District will be utilizing the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum to address the specific needs of the district’s struggling students and students with IEP’s.

The PRIDE Reading Program is an evidence-based method that is structured, sequential, multisensory and cumulative. The curriculum explicitly teaches children with dyslexia, auditory processing, and specific learning disabilities how to read, spell, write and comprehend. Many school districts across the United States are using the PRIDE Reading Program structured literacy curriculum with great success.

The Palmyra R-I School District recognizes individual student needs and provides the means for every student to reach his or her highest potential. The district will offer the PRIDE Reading Program for students requiring more specialized instruction and support.   

For more information on implementing an Orton-Gillingham, Structured Literacy curriculum in your school district, please contact the PRIDE Reading Program at 866-774-3342 ext. 2 or email

Karina Richland, M.A., is the author of the PRIDE Reading Program, a multisensory Orton-Gillingham reading, writing and comprehension curriculum that is available worldwide for parents, tutors, teachers and homeschoolers of struggling readers. Karina has an extensive background in working with students of all ages and various learning modalities. She has spent many years researching learning differences and differentiated teaching practices. You can reach her by email at or visit the website at