About Us

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to learning for all as we recognize that all great minds don't think alike.

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Meet Our Team

Meet our professional staff of diagnosticians and instructors versed in a wide range of disciplines.

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Success Stories

Read stories and testimonials about learners of all ages who found academic and social success at the Stern Center.

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Courses Calendar

Join our knowledgeable and experienced staff in learning research-proven strategies in the areas of literacy, social cognition, math, and more.

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Courses & Workshops

Browse our entire collection of Professional Learning offerings. Find a course for yourself or design a customized remedial program for your school/district.

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BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®

Discover the program that teaches early care and education providers as well as parents how to foster early literacy skills in children ages five and under.

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Stern Center For Language & Learning
BECAUSE ALL GREAT MINDS DON’T THINK ALIKE!

The Stern Center for Language and Learning is a nonprofit learning center dedicated to helping children and adults reach their academic, social and professional goals.

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Students in
PreK - Grade 12

We help children learn strategies that will build confidence and help them find academic and social success.

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Adult & College
Level Learners

Our specialists work with college students and adults to help them reach their academic, social and professional goals.

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Educators

Our courses provide opportunities for educators, school teams and/or whole districts to extend their expertise.

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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month!

Dyslexia is one of the most prevalent language-based learning disabilities, affecting as many as one in five Americans. At the Stern Center, our Evaluators provide families an avenue for early identification and intervention and our Instructors apply current research regarding learning disabilities such as dyslexia as they provide accessible and effective instruction to all kinds of learners. In addition, our Professional Learning experts offer courses, workshops, and coaching that help extend teacher knowledge about multisensory structured language instruction. Click “Learn More” to read how we turn awareness into action regarding dyslexia and other learning disabilities. 

Featured Event
Upcoming Events
  • Fri Oct 20th 2017 - Fri Dec 15th 2017

    Introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach

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  • Mon Oct 23rd 2017

    Orton-Gillingham: Advanced Morphology

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music and dyslexia

Dyslexia, Music, and Multisensory Learning

By Allie Provost
Strengths and Challenges Chloe is a fifteen year old well recognized for her many talents and abilities. She is a skilled reader, a creative writer, … Read Full Post
OG in the Classroom

The Power of the Orton-Gillingham Approach

By Allie Provost
What Is The Orton-Gillingham Approach? The Orton-Gillingham Approach is a direct and explicit, language-based, and multisensory approach to teaching reading, writing, and spelling. Initially developed … Read Full Post

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