ORTON-GILLINGHAM WEEKLY

ADHD: A Mother's Perspective

Posted by Brainspring on 20th Aug 2019

I knew my son was different at his first birthday. Having two older sisters, I could have attributed his habits and behaviors to “being a boy”, however I sensed something else was wrong. My son (we wi … read more
ADHD: A Mother’s Perspective

ADHD: A Mother’s Perspective

Posted by Brainspring on 19th Aug 2019

I knew my son was different at his first birthday. Having two older sisters, I could have attributed his habits and behaviors to “being a boy”, however I sensed something else was wrong. My son (we wi … read more

Reading Anxiety in Children

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 12th Aug 2019

If you watch television, are on social media, listen to the radio, or read magazines, you have likely seen dozens of advertisements, stories, and mentions of anxiety. It seems that anxiety is on the r … read more
Multisensory Monday: 1-1-1 Doubling Rule Game

Multisensory Monday: 1-1-1 Doubling Rule Game

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 23rd Sep 2018

Games are a great way to reinforce learning, especially for more complex concepts and rules. The 1-1-1 Doubling Rule is one of the Three- Great Rules and often required review or re-teaching. The rule … read more
Multisensory Monday: Two-Syllable Word Builders

Multisensory Monday: Two-Syllable Word Builders

Posted by Tammi Brandon on 5th Aug 2018

Today’s Multisensory Monday activity allows students to practice building and reading two-syllable words using craft sticks! This activity is inexpensive, durable, easy-to-store, fun-to-use, and … read more
Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Tools: Sand Tray

Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Tools: Sand Tray

Posted by Brainspring on 16th May 2018

The Sand Tray is an essential multisensory tool in most Orton-Gillingham programs. In this video, we provide helpful hints for using the sand tray in a multisensory way. Why Do We Use the Sand Tray? … read more