SSH with Dyslexia Resources

Academics

Catholic High School is a college-preparatory high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, founded in 1930 that strives to challenge boys academically while also teaching the truths of manhood – faith, integrity, and, as Father Tribou often stressed, duty.

 

Academic Support

Structured Study Hall with Dyslexia Resources

The Structured Study Hall class with emphasis for those with Dyslexia/Dysgraphia will meet daily for 45 minutes. The class takes the place of a regular study hall period. A small group setting allows for individual assistance and troubleshooting.

Students are trained in organization and active study habits, with guidance provided to assist students in applying the study skills to their coursework.

    • Parent must provide copy of evaluation report containing dyslexia diagnosis.
    • This class is recommended especially for those who have never received dyslexia intervention.
    • Instructor will teach the SSH skills listed below, including specific strategies for students with dyslexia.
    • Instructor will provide resources and train students to access information using technology.
    • Resources will be available to parents, especially those unfamiliar with dyslexia.
    • Instructor will assist student in learning to advocate for himself regarding his dyslexia.
    • Structured Study Hall
      • Skills taught: Organization, Task Management, Active Study Strategies, Grade Averaging, Note Taking, Test Preparation, Subject-specific Strategies, Exam Preparation
      • Other assistance offered: Subject-specific guidance, outside reading book strategies/reviews, proofreading papers
      • Class will replace study hall
      • Fee per semester: $375 (do not pay until enrollment is confirmed)
      • Small class size (up to 9 students)
      • Highly recommended for students who scored below 7.5 grade level on CHS Entrance Exam. Easily recommended for students who scored below 8.4 grade level on CHS Entrance Exam.
      • SSH is not a substitute for tutoring if student needs more intense 1:1 assistance

       

      *If you suspect your child may have dyslexia, you may request a free 20-minute screening from Ms. Head, our Dyslexia Specialist. She will be able to direct you regarding further testing if indicated.

      Further Resources:

      Reading Remediation Tutoring is available, pending Title I funding and tutor availability. Specific information will be announced during the school year as it becomes available.

Contact Ms. Head khead@lrchs.org regarding Dyslexia resources, reading difficulty questions, or free screening for suspected dyslexia.

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