The PRIDE Reading Program has announced that the St. Peter Catholic School – Diocese of Milwaukee in Slinger, Wisconsin has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum for its students with dyslexia and reading disabilities.  

St. Peter Catholic School serves around 85 students in grades Preschool – 5th with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. For the 2019-2020 school year, the St. Peter Catholic School 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 used by school districts and private schools across the United States with great success.

St. Peter School has been providing a Catholic education in Slinger Wisconsin since 1881, with a strong legacy of excellence built on more than a century of service to the community. The school believes in offering a balanced education with an emphasis on developing the whole child and parents send their children to St. Peter School because of its academic excellence and the supportive environment that it offers to all students. Every student is welcomed, respected and important at St. Peter Catholic School.

For more information on providing an Orton-Gillingham and structured literacy curriculum to your school or school district, please contact the PRIDE Reading Program at 866-774-3342 ext. 2.  

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