Multisensory math

Did you know that one in five individuals has dyslexia? Key School at Carolina Day helps grade 2–8 students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences reach their full potential in school and life.

By giving students the strategies and confidence they need to appreciate their unique talents, Key School strives to empower them to contribute to our world in extraordinary ways.

During Dyslexia Awareness Month in October, Carolina Day School encourages all families to learn more about this fascinating neurology and the unique gifts and challenges this brain profile presents. Join Carolina Day School for one or more of our events, and feel free to bring a friend or a neighbor—awareness is the first step!


Day of Dyslexia

Saturday, Oct. 13

Carolina Day School, 1345 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Key Learning Center (KLC) at Carolina Day has two special events!

  • Morning: KLC is hosting the NC Branch International Dyslexia Association's Free Community Event "Day of Dyslexia."

  • Afternoon: O-G tutors, teachers, and practitioners are invited to join KLC for lunch and a hands-on interactive workshop. "Layering Your Orton-Gillingham Lesson."

Find details and sign up at


The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain

October 17, 2018, from 6–8 p.m. at Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe

Free and open to everyone!

Join Dr. Diane Milner, Principal of Key School at Carolina Day, for a conversation about dyslexia and learning differences in children. The book, The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain by Brock and Fernette Eide, is 10% off at Malaprop's. Learn more at

Key School Open House (Grades 2–8)

Oct. 24, from 8:15–9:45 a.m. at Key School

Carolina Day School, 1345 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Please join us for a Key School Open House! During this event, you will learn more about our Orton-Gillingham language program and our multisensory math program for students with a language-based learning difference. You will also have a tour of our school and visit a classroom. Sign up online at or contact Jennifer Middlemas at or 828-210-9158.


Parent Coffee: The Amazing Dyslexic Brain

Oct. 25,  from 8:15–9:15 a.m. in the Rose Room

Carolina Day School, 1345 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC 28803

Dr. Diane Milner will host a coffee for CDS families and their guests. We will explore the unique brain profile of the individual with dyslexia and discuss the range of gifts and challenges involved. Information will be presented regarding what the research says about education, epigenetics, and strategies for helping all dyslexic children reach their full potential.

Key School, a division of Carolina Day School in Asheville, NC, was established in 1997 to provide a high-quality, innovative education for bright children with language-based learning differences. Learn more about Key School at Carolina Day at


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