Orton-Gillingham York Region

Individualized Structured Literacy


Concerned about a child who is in kindergarten, grade one or grade two? 

Consider early screening for dyslexia using the 

Shaywitz DyslexiaScreen 

Contact Karen at 416-831-9326


"Karen is the best teacher! At school I am sometimes embarrassed and frustrated because I cannot read like my friends can, but Karen makes me feel safe and encourages me to try. She has made learning to read fun again."  - Current Student


Create an independent learner


Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a specific learning difference characterized by difficulties with accurate word recognition, poor spelling and decoding abilities, resulting in problems with reading, writing, spelling and reading comprehension


Get results with O-G


Approach

The Orton-Gillingham
approach
, developed for individuals with dyslexia, is an approach to literacy instruction, which specifically and successfully targets areas of need in reading, writing, spelling and more. 



Services

Quality individualized instruction is provided to meet the needs of students with dyslexia, and other related learning differences. Lessons are multisensory with visual, auditory and kinesthetic components. 



Instructor

Karen Gordon (B.A., B.Ed., OCT, CTESL, Orton-Gillingham Trained)

Karen provides effective instruction. She is happy to share her experience as a mom of a child with dyslexia and

how assistive technology

supports learning.