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OG in the Classroom 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
Humans are not hard-wired for reading, and yet, most young children learn how to read, at least at a basic level, by first grade. How … Read Full Post
Alphabetic Principle Understanding the relationship between speech and an alphabetic orthography (print) Babbling When the child begins to use the consonant and vowel sounds of … Read Full Post
2017_FB_Summer-banner President’s Message Dear Friends, When we last sent you our Spring eNewsletter, it turned out to be on the day of the biggest snow storm … Read Full Post
The Orton-Gillingham Approach is the underlying foundation of all multisensory structured language instruction. Orton-Gillingham (OG) is biologically and linguistically sound, diagnostic and prescriptive, and structured … Read Full Post
2017_eNews_Spring-banner President’s Message Welcome to our spring newsletter! We are excited to match our enthusiasm for new beginnings for the season with our welcoming of new … Read Full Post
2016_FB_Fall-banner-2 Message from the President It is my great pleasure to present to you the Stern Center’s Fall Newsletter. When one of our students was doing … Read Full Post
The Stern Center provides this list of websites for visitors seeking information, organizations, and resources about language and learning. However, the Stern Center does not … Read Full Post
Our Communication Services program is designed to meet the needs of college students and adults in Vermont and throughout New England who struggle with speech … Read Full Post
Our Partners in Excellence (PIE) program relies on collaboration with administrators and teachers to customize instruction within a tiered model to build a strong system … Read Full Post
Professional instructors teach, guide and support individuals in the academic and professional arenas through research-based practices with explicit instruction to help students reach their professional … Read Full Post
Are you concerned about a learning or attentional difficulty? Do you feel like it is holding you back from being as successful as you would … Read Full Post

If you have ever doubted yourself in what you are capable of, you are not alone. There are tools available that can help you learn. These tools, no matter your age, can change your life.

- Katie Halsey // Professional Trainer and former Stern Center Student