Instructional strategies

Programs That Are Influenced by an Orton–Gillingham Approach

By Amanda Morin

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Many experts consider the Orton–Gillingham method the gold standard when it comes to teaching reading to kids with dyslexia. Programs based on its core ideas take a very structured approach. They’re also multisensory—using hearing, touch, movement and sight to make language connections. Learn more about these programs and how they work.

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Bob Cunningham, Ed.M., serves as advisor-in-residence on learning and attention issues for Understood.

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