Outreach & Workshops

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Attend one of our events to learn about learning disabilities and proven strategies for success.

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Churchill Center & School’s Outreach Program is essential in strengthening our mission of fostering greater understanding and support for all people with learning disabilities by training other educators, supporting families, and enlightening the community.

Since the inception of our Community Outreach Program in 1990, more than 31,000 educators, parents, students, and other supporters have been given the opportunity to experience and broaden their understanding of learning disabilities.

We offer Teacher Workshops, Parent Workshops, Student Workshops, Community Service Events, and a Speaker Series. Each one of these programs offers our community a variety of services to recognize learning disabilities and to then equip the participants with strategies and knowledge to offer further assistance.


Reviews from Outreach Program Attendees:

  • “What a great role model Churchill Center & School is for our community.”
    – Educational Program Director
  • “Please accept my gratitude for your willingness to come and speak with our staff. There’s a lot of exciting things happening with study skills — a daily “organizational tip of the day,” teachers actively teaching study skills, and many more ideas brewing.”
    – Middle School Director
  • “You had a positive impact on me when you presented at our school, and I am still using your references.”
    – High School Principal
  • “Faculty members found the topics to be pertinent and directed to their needs and concerns.”
    – Learning Consultant
  • “The speakers were fascinating and I am avidly reading their book, Overcoming Dyslexia. I am very impressed with the knowledge base of the teachers at Churchill as well as their dedication and professionalism!”
    – St. Louis Area Psychologist
  • “Both presenters were terrific and all in attendance left with a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to begin a new school year.”
    – Elementary Principal

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Wilson® Parent Workshop

Wilson Reading System® topics to be addressed:
- Brain Basics
- Why Wilson® Works: Ten Critical Points
- What does this mean for my child?

Reservations Requested.
RSVP to Mary Brotherton at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org

Open to the public. NO fee to attend.

College Opportunities Fair

You are invited to attend our annual College Opportunities Fair! This event is open to all area high school students and their families.

The Fair is a chance for colleges to showcase their programs and services available for LD and ADHD students, and to give students a chance to explore their options in a small, more intimate setting.

Representatives will be available in individual rooms so families can visit at their own pace. Reps will speak on their school's featured services, admission criteria, what makes them unique and will answer any questions you may have.

Come whenever you want that evening and stay as long as you need!

The following are the colleges committed to attending. Please check back for further updates!
- Westminster College
- St. Louis Community College at Meramec
- Murray State University
- University of Missouri - Columbia
- Missouri State University
- Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
- Fontbonne University
- William Woods
- OPTIONS Transitions to Independence - Carbondale, IL

2018 Summer School

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This six-week remedial session helps children with specific learning disabilities develop to their full academic potential by providing individual and small group instruction. In addition to a daily 1:1 tutorial, an individualized curriculum is offered to each child, ages 6-15, in the areas of language arts, math, auditory visual training and motor skills.

To learn more about our summer program or to schedule a tour, please contact Director of Admissions Anne Evers at 314-997-4343 or aevers@churchillstl.org.

2018 Summer Program – Ready, Set…Read!

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This course is designed for kindergarten and first grade students who are not reading with ease. The class is based on current reading research. Instruction will include phonemic awareness and listening skills. Manuscript handwriting practice will be incorporated into each daily lesson. Students who attend this course will learn how to read and spell one-syllable words. Techniques that differ from traditional reading instruction will be utilized.

To learn more about our summer programs, please contact Director of Admissions Anne Evers at 314-997-4343 or aevers@churchillstl.org.

Learn More

For questions or more information about Churchill Center & School’s Outreach Program, contact Mary Brotherton, Director of Community Outreach, at 314-997-4343 or mbrotherton@churchillstl.org.

Churchill's proven methods and well-trained faculty change the lives of children who struggle with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities.