Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Learning the Alphabet: How to Teach

Posted by Brainspring on 4th Jun 2024

So, you are ready to teach a child to read! There is some debate on whether a child needs to know the letter names or that just knowing the letter sounds is essential to reading. This debate see … read more

Multisensory Monday: Holiday Card Puzzles

Posted by Brainspring on 27th Dec 2020

The holidays have come and gone, but what do you do with all the holiday cards you received? They are so pretty, and it is a shame to throw them away! This activity repurposes them and gives the kids … read more

Tips for Parents of Struggling Readers

Posted by Brainspring on 8th Oct 2020

Parents often ask how to help their child when they struggle in reading. Not knowing where to begin and perhaps fearful of saying/doing the wrong things, parents want a script of what to say or do to … read more

Multisensory Monday: ABC & Digraph Scavenger Hunts

Posted by Brainspring on 3rd Aug 2020

One of the greatest things you can do for your child is develop their oral language. By speaking with your child, they are learning thousands of words, then storing them in their brain’s dictionary. W … read more