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Free Webinar: How IDA Standards Can Improve Reading Instruction for All Students

Let’s be honest, the whole word approach to reading does not work for all students. Instead of watching a percentage of the class struggle, let’s look at well documented,research based, alternatives. If you are an educator, if you are a parent wanting change, find out how IDA Standards for Teachers […]


Undiagnosed and misunderstood, students with dyslexia face stigma and shame

Elaine Keenan, president of ONBIDA, and Keith Gray, founder of Dyslexia Canada give a voice to the struggles of Dyslexic people in Canada in the article by By Kas Roussy, CBC News. Please read and share, we need to create awareness so that awareness can lead to change. Thank you #Kas […]


Fall-Winter O-G Training – Registration Now Open

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! ORTON-GILLINGHAM ASSOCIATE FALL/WINTER session: Saturdays – Oct 1, Oct 22, Nov 5, Nov 19, 2016 Saturdays – Jan 14, Feb 4, Feb 25, Apr 8, 2017 TIME:  9:00 – 5:00                  TOTAL 64 hours Registration is limited and courses do fill up.  http://funlearning.ca/training/ Complete Brochure Registration […]


The Reading Foundation to open first Toronto clinic 2

  THE READING FOUNDATION TO OPEN FIRST TORONTO CLINIC ON SEPTEMBER 6th   New literacy clinic to offer specialized one-to-one enrichment and remedial programs in reading, writing, spelling, math and comprehension   For Immediate Release TORONTO, August 18, 2016 – The Reading Foundation, a private clinic that diagnoses and treats […]


Overcoming Dyslexia – Free Webinar

Overcoming Dyslexia: What does it take?   Despite claims to the contrary, empirical research has identified the characteristics of instruction that help students overcome their reading difficulties. In this second in a series of webinars from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), Dr. Mathes covers not only the basic components of effective […]


The Reading Foundation is coming to Toronto 2

THE READING FOUNDATION is a private clinic established in Calgary in 1990 by leading educational psychologist DR. Steve Truch. Beginning in July 2016 The Reading Foundation’s unique learning programs will be available to Toronto-area students. This marks the first time this proven effective clinical approach to intervention in the core […]


Orton-Gillingham Associate Training

Orton-Gillingham Associate Training

Registration is now open for an Associate level O-G training course to take place this summer. Why attend? This is an intensive course running only 10 days All readings are now available online so people do not have to buy any books Many support materials are supplied for participants. When? […]


O-G Training This Summer in Manitoba

Summer Training Course for Educators Orton-Gillingham Training – Level 1 Foundations of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE). The course is appropriate for classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Reading Clinicians, educational assistants, school administrators, daycare educators, homeschool teachers, English as a second language educators, tutors and parents. Presenter: Ms. Corey […]


High School / University Transition

Accessibility Services at University of Toronto, St. George campus, is offering an informative session for educators and community partners, supporting high school students with disabilities. Parents and their students are of course encouraged to attend as well! The event – Transition Day – will provide you with information and resources […]