Orton Gillingham Reading

at West Hills Academy

How it Works

This program combines multi-sensory techniques along with explicit teaching of the structure of the English language. The program helps students of all reading levels master the material and become better readers. 

Multi-Sensory Education

Multi-sensory education incorporates three learning pathways:

  1. Auditory – ‘Hear it’
  2. Kinesthetic – ‘Do it’
  3. Visual – ‘See it’

By engaging multiple senses at once, a multisensory approach can enhance memory and ability to learn.

About the Program

This approach is beneficial not only for students with dyslexia, but also for those with Developmental Delays, ADHD, ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorders and struggling readers. Eligible students are assessed prior to the start of services to determine current abilities and establish realistic goals. The program can be implemented as an individual service or as a small group model.

To Learn More About our Reading Program


Or email Charlene at cschermer@westhillsacademy.com

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