Miami University (Speech Therapy)
I am trained to work specifically with students with dyslexia in the Orton- Gillingham method to help students break the "code" of reading and spelling. I have had training in both Basic and Advanced levels of this method. This is a multi- sensory, sequential and repetitive approach to provide skills needed to read well.
Therefore, your child's lesson is specific to your child's assessed needs and not just the next lesson in a program. Phonemic awareness, fluency and sight word automaticity, comprehension, and handwriting skills may also be a part of the lesson.
I use materials that are child centered and engaging and always employ a "game" to reinforce learning and make the lesson fun.
For older students or students on a higher intellectual level, i interweave morphology such as Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes to give meaning to words when working on comprehension. I am trained to work specifically with students with dyslexia in the Orton- Gillingham method to help students break the "code" of reading and spelling. I have had training in both Basic and Advanced levels of this method. This is a multi- sensory, sequential and repetitive approach to provide skills needed to read well.
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I have taken training in both the Basic and Advanced Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading and spelling in a multisensory, systematic and structured way. I employ Wilson and Explode the Code materials but each lesson is tailored to the student's needs. Phonemic awareness, fluency, and sight word identification can also be part of this lesson. With older students I teach Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes to increase meaning and ability to divide words into larger "chunks".
I have in the past and currently am teaching handwriting, specifically cursive to my students. I use a variety of techniques and sources depending on the age and ability of the student. I have worked with students from elementary through adults.
Through training in the Orton-Gillingham method to teach reading and spelling, I have had extensive training in phonics-letters and their sounds in reading and spelling. I can teach decoding of words sound by sound, or on a more advanced level, morphologically, Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes in larger chunks which carry meaning. I have done this type of tutoring for over 14 years.
I tutor students who are dyslexic and learn better by a systematic, sequential and repetitive learning method.