About Dyslexia – Reading Programs Using Orton-Gillingham

If your child has been given the diagnosis of dyslexia and is falling behind in reading, it can be a very difficult thing to process. In this article, you’ll learn about programs designed to assist your struggling reader that use the Orton-Gillingham approach.

What is Orton-Gillingham?

Orton-Gillingham is an instructional approach intended primarily for use with individuals who have difficulty with reading, spelling, and writing of the sort associated with dyslexia. It is most properly understood and practiced as an approach, not a method, program, system or technique. In the hands of a well-trained and experienced instructor, it is a powerful tool of exceptional breadth, depth, and flexibility. Read More

Wilson Reading System

WRS is an intensive Tier 3 program for students in grades 2-12 and adults with word-level deficits who are not making sufficient progress through their current intervention; have been unable to learn with other teaching strategies and require multisensory language instruction; or who require more intensive structured literacy instruction due to a language-based learning disability, such as dyslexia. Read More

Hear Builder

HearBuilder is a systematic learning program for PreK to eighth-grade students that provides individualized instruction in basic concepts, following directions, phonological awareness, sequencing, and auditory memory. Read More

Lexia Reading

Lexia Reading Core5 is an interactive computer on-line program designed for students in preschool through 5th grade. It helps students master foundational reading skills through constant assessment that will guarantee reading success. Read More


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