What is the Orton Gillingham method?

Dr. Samuel Orton, was a physician and seminal researcher who explored the relationship between reading difficulties and the brain. Prior to his research, reading disabilities were considered to be a sociological problem. Dr. Orton labeled reading disabilities “word blindness”. As his research progressed, Dr. Orton and his staff believed that children who had this type … Continue reading What is the Orton Gillingham method?

Supporting All Students

I believe that every student wants to be successful! This letter addresses some of the ways in which I have helped students support that goal. There are some students with reading disabilities who may also have co-morbid disabilities. Co-morbid means that they have reading differences, and may have Attention Deficit Disorders, or Sensory Processing Disorders, … Continue reading Supporting All Students