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Online course – Dyslexia: An introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach

Dyslexia: An introduction to the Orton-Gillingham Approach AOGPE Online 10-hour Subscriber Course ($49US)   This course is appropriate for teachers, parents of children with dyslexia, individuals with dyslexia, school administrators, advocates, tutors, speech and language pathologists and other professionals who wish to learn about this multisensory teaching approach. Click on the following link […]


Webinar – Fluency – The Road to Reading Comprehension, Wed March 28

Fluency: The Road to Reading Comprehension, will be presented by Andrew Stetkevich on Wed March 28, 9pm EST (6pm PST).  Andy is a staff development specialist for the Riverside Unified School District.  He has over 33 years of experience in the field of special education and is past-president of the […]


Survey re. digital keyboard design

April Sun from the Ontario College of Art and Design (Graphic design) is looking for people with dyslexia to complete a short survey about their experiences in using smartphone keyboards. The project is looking at ways to customize smartphone digital keyboards to improve the user experience for people with dyslexia. Click here to […]


Access to CELA services for educators and other professionals – webinars

The Centre for Equitable Library Access offers audio-books to people with print disability (dyslexia), vision issues or physical disabilities. The CELA Educator Access program allows public libraries to offer educators at the elementary, secondary and post-secondary levels in their community access to CELA services on behalf of students with print […]


CELA webinar recording now available!

Click here to see the recorded webinar from February 8, 2018 and how to download and listen to audio-books from CELA and Bookshare. CELA (Centre for Equitable Library Access) offers access to 500,000+ accessible books and more for people who have difficulty reading print due to dyslexia, vision loss, or a physical disability. CELA’s […]


Orton-Gillingham Academy Annual Conference Apr 13-14 Charlotte, NC

Registration is now open for the Annual Conference of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners & Educators being held on April 13-14th at the Charlotte Marriott City Center, Charlotte, North Carolina. The year’s conference is titled “Unraveling the Mystery of Dyslexia” and features keynote speakers Guinevere Eden, Ph.D. (Director, Center for The […]


Structured Word Inquiry Workshop, Toronto, Feb.10, 2018

Structured Word Inquiry Workshop Saturday, February 10, 2018 9:30—5:00 pm Northlea United Church 125 Brentcliffe Road, Toronto This workshop will introduce the basics of a structured word inquiry approach, using examples of word sums and matrices as tools to investigate the morphological structure of words and show the relationships between […]