Brainspring Presents:

Hi! Welcome to The Orton-Gillingham Podcast where we chat about all things multisensory education, dyslexia, and ultimately, how we can bring literacy to everyone! Our hosts, Angelina, Esther & Katie, are educators and instructors for Brainspring. We'll be interviewing experts and answering your questions.

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  • Dr. Pamela McCaskill

    In today's episode, we're chatting with Dr. Pamela McCaskill! Dr. Pam is a licensed psychologist and owner of McCaskill Family Services in the Metro Detroit area. She has more than 25 years of experience specializing in comprehensive evaluations for Dyslexia and ADHD. Dr. Pam joins us for our first Q&A segment to answer a listener question regarding dyslexia and math.

  • Jeanine Cyrwus & Chad Hodgkins

    Angelina, Esther & Katie interview two educators, Jeanine Cyrwus & Chad Hodgkins, about adapting multisensory lessons to virtual platforms. Jeanine is the Academic Coordinator for Language Arts at Oakwood School, a private school for students with language-based learning differences in the D.C. area. On the other end of the multisensory spectrum, Chad is a high school physics teacher with a lot of tricks up his sleeves to keep his students engaged.

  • Kristen Kossover

    In this episode, Kristen Kossover joins us from Arkansas where she currently serves as the Elementary Dyslexia/RtI Specialist for the Bentonville School District. She has written and provided training in the science of reading and achieved her certification as a Certified Academic Language Therapist, Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist, and Orton-Gillingham Dyslexia Specialist. We chat about the impact of dyslexia legislation in Arkansas and the benefits of multisensory education in all tiers.