Multisensory Approach

The curriculum used as the basis for tutoring and tutor training at all Children’s Dyslexia Centers integrates principles of two of the leading Orton-Gillingham approaches. The Orton-Gillingham approach, developed in the 1920’s, uses a sequential, multisensory phonetic approach. Thus, a variety of sensory data is used to help children understand the written word.

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[fancy_header]Visual[/fancy_header]

A learning style where ideas, concepts, data, and other information are associated with images and techniques[/one_third]

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[fancy_header]Auditory[/fancy_header]

A learning style where a person learns through listening.[/one_third]

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[fancy_header]Kinesthetic[/fancy_header]

A learning style in which learning takes place by the student actually doing an activity that reinforces the concepts being taught.[/one_third_last]