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The Riverside Approach & Philosophy
Riverside School offers a curriculum and teaching approach that is specifically designed to meet the educational needs of students in grades K-8 with dyslexia and similar language-based learning differences. The scientifically validated Orton-Gillingham Approach is used in the classroom and in one-on-one Language Fundamentals Instruction provided to each student for 45 minutes a day, four days a week. Each teacher seeks to understand how an individual learns and devises an appropriate, individualized teaching strategy for the student.
Riverside School is proud to be the only school in Virginia accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.