ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

Multisensory Monday: Sound Visualization 

Posted by Brainspring on 31st Jan 2021

Phonemic Awareness is at the top of the phonological awareness continuum. Readers must be able to blend, manipulate, and delete phonemes in their heads with automaticity. Often, we hear these skills r … read more

Teaming up to Tackle Homework Together

Posted by Brainspring on 12th Aug 2020

Homework battles have plagued the educational system for over a century.  Early in the nineteenth century, many people worried homework caused undue stress on children, so homework demands were eased … read more

Removing Barriers: Advocating for Dyslexia

Posted by Brainspring on 26th Feb 2020

“In these days, it is doubtful that any child may be reasonably expected to succeed in life if he is denied the opportunity of an education. Such an opportunity, where the state has undertaken to prov … read more

A Multisensory Approach to Spatial Challenges

Posted by Guest Blogger on 15th Jan 2020

Being able to write accurately and fluently is very important in written expression. Dysgraphia, a specific learning disability of written expression, is often discovered through a student’s written w … read more

The Gift of a Perspective Shift

Posted by Brainspring on 18th Dec 2019

Not all gifts are physical. Sometimes understanding is the best gift we can give one another. This holiday season, we encourage everyone to give the gift of a perspective shift to the students or kids … read more