16
Mar 15

Dr. Michael Hart

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The Orton Gillingham Online Academy is a proud partner of Dr. Michael Hart.  Dr. Hart is passionate about those he serves and we are especially honored & privileged to have been given the opportunity to interview him. We are confident you will look to him as an expert in the field of Dyslexia & find […]

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11
Mar 15

Speech Language Literacy Lab

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The Orton Gillingham Online Academy is thrilled to present to you Jennifer Preschern, the co-founder of Speech Language Literacy Lab! Jen Preschern has worked as a speech language pathologist, reading specialist, and language-literacy professional development coach. She has published several teacher resource books and presented at numerous state and national conferences in the areas of language […]

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09
Mar 15

Advanced Language Continuum Course

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The Orton Gillingham Online Academy is excited to launch the Advanced Language Continuum Course in April! The Orton Gillingham Advanced Language Continuum Course course will cover: 1.) The essential elements for a teaching program 2.) Working with older students 3.) Multisensory teaching approach 4.) Advanced drill work procedures 5.) Suggestions for working with groups 6.) […]

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04
Mar 15

Visualizing for Comprehension

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VISUALIZING FOR COMPREHENSION   “Proficient readers spontaneously and purposely create mental images while and after they read. The images emerge from all five senses as well as the emotions and are anchored in a reader’s prior knowledge.” – Keene and Zimmerman, Mosaic of Thought Visualizing for comprehension means to formulate pictures in our minds based on the […]

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28
Jan 15

A 504 Plan for Those with Dyslexia

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Parents of children with Dyslexia often ask me about a 504 plan for their children and just what accommodations their child is entitled to receive. A 504 plan for those with Dyslexia is helpful in providing the services to cater to the individual needs of the student.           What is a 504? […]

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26
Jan 15

Ben Foss Advocates the Orton-Gillingham Approach

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Disability rights activist Ben Foss advocates the Orton-Gillingham Approach to remediate students with Dyslexia. Ben Foss Advocates the Orton-Gillingham Approach & is a proud dyslexic, entrepreneur, and activist who believes everyone can learn to have less shame and more joy in their lives. He is the inventor of the Intel Reader®, a device CNN called “too […]

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