The PRIDE Reading Program has announced that Vernon Public Schools located in Vernon, Connecticut has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum for students with dyslexia and specific learning disabilities.

Vernon Public Schools is a public school district serving students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. The Vernon Public Schools has implemented the PRIDE Reading Program, structured literacy curriculum to address the specific needs of the school district’s struggling students.  

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 Vernon Public Schools provides specially designed instruction for students with exceptional learning needs. The district offers a variety of support services for Vernon students and families supporting all students in special education. The Vernon Public Schools 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.

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 info@pridereadingprogram.com or visit the website at www.pridereadingprogram.com