Blog: Orton-Gillingham Weekly

Multisensory Monday: Writing Through the Summer

Posted by Brainspring on 23rd Jun 2019

Happy summer everyone! This week we put together some ideas for encouraging writing through the summer. Yes, writing can be fun! Begin With a Game … Dust off those games you haven’t used i … read more

Multisensory Monday: Summer Reading Ideas

Posted by Brainspring on 17th Jun 2019

Summer can become quickly jam-packed with sports, activities, vacation, and fun. The beginning of the school year always seems to somehow sneak up on us pretty quick. Here are some ideas to get in som … read more

The Cognitive Benefits of Recess

Posted by Georgia Diamantopoulos on 30th May 2019

Recess is more than just a break from the classroom and has profound cognitive benefits. This period of unstructured play gives children an opportunity to be physically active, creative, imaginative, … read more

Multisensory Monday: Diphthong OU Animal Sounds

Posted by Brainspring on 20th May 2019

Diphthong sounds are tricky, especially for students who struggle with reading and writing. Today’s multisensory activity is quick, engaging and fun for most ages. Who doesn’t like to chuckle to … read more