LITERACY RESOURCES

This collection of Literacy Web Links, Articles and Video Resources gives helpful information for both interested families, teachers and tutors alike.

Screen & Intervene PreK-2nd Grade - Science-based reading assessment and intervention
All Kinds of Minds 
Reading Matters to Maine
Reading Rockets - Launching Young Readers
Understood:  Parent Resource for Learning and Attention Issues
Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

Exceptional Children's Assistance Center

Report of the National Reading Panel, National Institute of Child Health and Development
Research-Based Instruction

The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators
Wilson Language Training | Achieving Literacy for Life 
 

LEARNING DISABILITIES AND DYSLEXIA

Solve Learning Disabilities

Warning Signs of Dyslexia Flyer

Dyslexia Fact Sheet

International Dyslexia Association
Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity 
Homeschooling with Dyslexia
Bright Solutions (Susan Barton & The Barton System)
Talking with Your Child About Dyslexia

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Dyslexia Overview
IDA Dyslexia Handbook for Families: What Every Family Should Know - PDF DSYLEXIA HANDBOOK
Dyslexia-Stress-Anxiety Connection - PDF DSYLEXIA POSTER
With Appropriate Support These Children Can Shine - PDF DSYLEXIA POSTER
Through Your Child’s Eyes
How to Talk to Your Child About Learning and Attention Issues
Self-Advocacy Sentence Starters for Kids With Different Learning and Attention Issues
Seeking Help for a Struggling Reader: 8 Steps for Parents

National Center for Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of America


FOR EDUCATORS

Dyslexia in the Classroom: What Every teacher Needs to Know -PDF Booklet

"Dyslexia" by Sally E. Shaywitz (1996, Scientific American) (PDF)

The Matthew Effect by Steve Figurelli (2015, ASCD) (web link)

Dyslexia Basics (IDA Fact Sheet) (PDF)

"A Condition Rightly Named" by Diana Hanbury King (2008, Perspectives) (PDF)


ORTON-GILLINGHAM APPROACH

Language Toolkit by Paula D. Rome and Jean S. Osman - PDF LINKS
Roots of Orton-Gillingham by Laurie Berry-Dorroh - PDF LINKS

 

The Orton-Gillingham method has made available the OG Card Deck app as a free resource that many find useful when learning proper formation of the vowel and consonant sounds. Search for "Mayerson Academy OG Card Deck" in the app store for your device.

 

 


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Listen to the Audio File of a tutor using the OG Card Deck App with a student. You may STREAM the file from SoundCloud OR DOWNLOAD the mp3..

VIDEO RESOURCES