Orton-Gillingham York Region

Personalized Structured Literacy



"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


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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


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Approach

The Orton-Gillingham
approach
, developed for individuals with dyslexia, is not a program but an approach to literacy instruction, which specifically 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, *AOGPE)

Karen Gordon provides one-to-one instruction. She is also happy to share her experience as a mom of a dyslexic child as well as how technology can be used to support learning.