The Children’s Dyslexia Center of Philadelphia (CDCP) empowers youth living with dyslexia to develop reading, writing and spelling comprehension in order to improve academic potential, quality of life and confidence for life-long learning. Since 2007, the CDCP has trained teachers to use a Multi-sensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training course based on the Orton-Gillingham Method (OGM) to actualize students' academic potential and optimize the learning experience. The CDCP is the only provider in the Philadelphia area offering this service, without charge, to members of the community.
My older high school student continues to make incredible gains. In 6 months he is 2 years ahead already. He just brought me his PSAT grades with a huge smile on his face. His scores reflect that he is doing better than 89% of the other kids within his grade, despite the dyslexia and 6th […]
I am so proud to watch my son read his Psychology and English homework. Before he worked with the center, he would make up words while trying to read. Now he sounds out his words and almost always gets them right! And……more than half the time, Michael prefers to read to me rather than me to him. […]