How Our Brains Are Wired to Read.

” The brain was never meant to read. The fact that anyone can read at all is a miracle.” ~ Dr Sally Shaywitz. Students with a reading disability, including dyslexia, are not able to access the reading centres in rear left of the brain. Our Orton-Gillingham...

Why Do We Teach Pseudo Word Decoding?

The words dog and cat may well be “read” by memory requiring no decoding skills. On the other hand, sog, rog and lat, zat must be decoded. Another reason for using pseudo words is that longer multi-syllable words are made up of pseudo word segments. For...