Orton-Gillingham is a phonetically based, multisensory, sequential, systematic, and rule based approach to reading, writing, and spelling. This very successful reading program contains these key components: phonological awareness, phonemic awareness, explicit phonics, spelling, multisensory reinforcement, controlled reading and decodable text, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Each Child is seen on a one-to-one basis for one hour preferably two times a week. A structured lesson involving multisensory techniques is used incorporating reading, spelling, writing, and phonemic awareness activities.
Multisensory is the use of visual, auditory, and kinesthetic-tactile pathways to reinforce learning in the brain.
Dyslexia is a biologically based hereditary disorder. This is a disability found at the language level involving auditory and phonological problems. People with dyslexia can exhibit difficulties with speech sounds (delayed speech), omit parts of words, and make articulation errors resulting in difficulties in discriminating sounds, remembering sounds, retrieving sounds, and articulating sounds.
Diagnosis and therapy of all language based, cognitive, memory, vocabulary, organizational, speech and reading difficulties using methods individually tailored to each client's educational and social needs.
The state-of-the art 4 - 8 week computer-based language program where auditory, sound, and word decoding training is accomplished through intensive "FUN" computer games.
The computer-based phonemic awareness program where phonemic analysis is emphasized to build successful reading skills.
Parents will get a quarterly report on the progress of their child's reading and spelling.
Regular testing using informal measures will determine progress in reading and spelling
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