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The center is available to serve the following diagnoses and many more who go undiagnosed but experience learning difficulties:

  • Dyslexia
  • Dyscalculia
  • Audio-processing disorder
  • Dysgraphia
  • Visual-processing disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder.

Focus Areas

The content is diagnostic and prescriptive, thus varies upon the individual student, but the underlying goal is to address language and math skills in the following areas:

  • phonemic awareness and word attack skills
  • spelling (encoding)
  • vocabulary
  • reading comprehension
  • reading fluency
  • grammar/syntax
  • expository writing (composition)
  • handwriting and/or keyboarding
  • math calculation and/or math reasoning

Information for Educators

Screenings & Assessments

When identifying specific learning difficulties in children, teachers at Wheeling Country Day School strive to help parents choose the right evaluation that will meet your child’s educational needs.  Mentors at The Center for Multisensory Learning provide multiple screenings and informal assessments that drive the instruction in the classroom and individualize the specific intervention practices in our after-school mentoring program. For further learning and attention needs, we strategically help parents choose the right clinical evaluator. We help you determine the best option to provide thorough, quality assessments, decipher the results, and support your child’s learning from provided educational recommendations and accommodations. A free consult is available for the options that are available for your area of concern.

Where Professional Development Happens

As we strive to stay at the forefront of innovative educational practices, particularly as it pertains to students with learning differences, the staff of The Center for Multisensory Learning at Wheeling Country Day School continually updates their professional credentials. Often one of the most daunting aspects of this goal, however, is successfully identifying and vetting reputable professional development opportunities. It’s always easier when a trusted source can guide the search, which is where we come in. Whether completing formal graduate coursework, attending one- or multi-day conferences, or completing certification programs designed in Ortan-Gillingham methodology, our staff has compiled the following, ever-growing list of professional development opportunities for educators such as yourself.

For more information on how The Center for Multisensory Learning can help your child, email our director, Theresa Kowcheck, at tkowcheck@wcdsedu.com.

“The provided remediation by The Center for Multisensory Learning at WCDS is helping students overcome their weaknesses and harness their strengths by giving them the strategies to appreciate their unique talents.”