Teaching and Learning Center

Mary McDowell Friends School provides training and consultation on learning disabilities to educators and parents in the New York City metropolitan area. The Mary McDowell Teaching and Learning Center (MMTLC) offers the following professional development services to schools, after schools, and community programs throughout the metropolitan area.

•    On-site and off-site professional development programs for public and independent school staff and faculties
•    On-site consulting services for on-going support in a variety of educational settings
•    Informational programs for parents

Offerings Available
•    Behavior Management Strategies
•    Working with Children with Special Needs in a Mainstream Setting
•    Teaching Writing to Children with Special Needs
•    A look at Learning Disabilities and Strategies for Success
•    Teaching Reading through a Multi-sensory Approach
•    Building Community
•    Promoting Positive Social Skills
•    Different Learning Styles and Modifying Approaches for Multi-Sensory Teaching
•    Orton Gillingham: A Multi-Sensory Approach to Teaching Decoding, Spelling, and Handwriting
•    Scientific Spelling: A Multi-Sensory Approach to Teaching Spelling for K-8
•    Helping Children with Homework
•    Multi-Sensory Lesson Planning and Curriculum Design
•    Organization and Study Skills
•    Assessments: What, Why, When, How and Then What To Do With the Info
•    Parent workshop series to help children be more successful at home

All workshops can be modified to meet the needs of your group. Topics can be presented in a variety of formats for professionals and/or parent groups.  Workshops can be a single session (except for Orton Gillingham Training) or multi-sessions with or without follow-up consultation.  Customized consulting packages are also available.

For more information, please contact:

Ginny Perrin
Director of Outreach
T 718.625.3939
F 718.625.1456