Tag Archive: orton-gillingham

Jan 27

Informational Meeting for Parents, Students & Potential Instructors

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New Instructor & Parent Information Night. Have you thought about becoming an instructor?  Want to learn more about what we do? Come and learn HOW we are different, WHAT we do and how YOU might be a part of it. Wednesday June 8, 2016 5- 6:30  p.m. at the Reading Writing Connection, 1826 Horton Road, …

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Jul 20

Summer Reading List

Research has shown that reading contributes to vocabulary development. Our knowledge of vocabulary directly affects our ability to understand what we read. It has also been demonstrated that the more one reads, the better reader one becomes. Therefore, it is very important that we encourage children to read as much as possible. So, how do …

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Mar 02

Look Who We Caught Reading!

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March is reading month! With spring just around the corner and March being reading month we have a lot to celebrate here at the Reading Writing Connection.  Here in Michigan it is still snowy and cold so it is great time to snuggle in and read a good book.  To celebrate reading we are hosting …

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Nov 10

Community Information Night and Upcoming Training

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Have you wondered what is dyslexia or thought “I can’t be dyslexic, I don’t reverse my letters?  Do I have it?  Is my child dyslexic?  Come and learn more about dyslexia, the myths, the facts and how we can help. What: Informational meeting on dyslexia intervention, upcoming training and employment opportunities. Where: The Reading Writing …

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Mar 11

Recent research supports our method for teaching the dyslexic learner

How can we best treat dyslexia? A new meta-analysis of published data, carried out by researchers at LMU, now provides a means of ranking the effectiveness of a range of current interventions. Credit: fiedels / fotolia.com A recently published meta-analysis of the research literature provides the first evidence-based assessment of the relative effectiveness of a …

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May 21

New look, same great service…

Did you know that we recently revamped our logo? Our board members all come with talents, skills and expertise but one of them does graphic design!  Board member, Courtney Boatin, owner of Outlet Graphic Design, was asked to create a new logo for our organization and this was the chosen design.  Drive by to see our …

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Sep 19

Admit One…The Gift of Reading

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The Gift of Reading Have you marked your calendars?   Invited your friends? Co-workers? Family?You are invited to share a wonderful (and very short) event to honor the work of Nancy Naylor and her crusade of almost thirty years to give the gift of reading to EVERY struggling reader! Come hear about the work of the Reading …

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Jul 17

Do You Want to Change the World?

When a child or adult struggles to read… they struggle with life.   The Reading Writing Connection changes lives through tutoring and instruction and you, too, can help change a life by becoming an instructor. Students with dyslexia learn differently, so our approach is different.  Orton-Gillingham effectively facilitates a learning partnership between the student and teacher.  Research …

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