First Presbyterian Day School

Dyslexia Immersion Program

Beginning in second grade, students with a diagnosis of dyslexia are placed in our Dyslexia Immersion Program.  This unique program offers our students the opportunity to receive the academic portion of their day in a setting that incorporates multisensory techniques led by a dyslexia therapist who is also a certified teacher. Students receive dyslexia therapy every day and are provided increased one-on-one academic support across the curriculum.  

Students continue this program into third grade, where they are taught the advanced skills and concepts of dyslexia therapy.  In addition to therapy, students are provided with access and exposure to assistive technology.  Equipping our students with keyboarding and computer skills is a primary goal.