Orton-Gillingham Research

Read the latest research on Orton-Gillingham, the Science of Reading, Structured Literacy, and more.

Article
2020 | Nicholson, T.
The Orton-Gillingham Approach:

What Is It? Is it Research Based?

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Article
2019 | Fletcher, J. M., & Miciak, J.
The Identification of Specific Learning Disabilities:

A Summary of Research on Best Practices

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Guide
2020 | Moats, L. C.
Teaching Reading is Rocket Science:

What Expert Teachers of Reading Should Know and Be Able to Do

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Article
2018 | Louise Spear-Swerling
Structured Literacy and Typical Literacy Practices:

Understanding Differences to Create Instructional Opportunities

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Guide
National Institute for Literacy
Put Reading First:

The Research Building Blocks for Teaching Children to Read

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Article
2021 | Rose, T. E., & Zirkel, P.
Orton-Gillingham Methodology for Students With Disabilities:

30 Years of Case Law

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Article
2021 | Solari et. al
What Does Science Say About Orton-Gillingham Interventions?

An Explanation and Commentary on the Stevens et al. (2021) Meta-Analysis

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Report
National Reading Panel
Teaching Children to Read:

An Evidence Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and its Implications for Reading Instruction

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Guide
International Dyslexia Association
Dyslexia in the Classroom:

What Every Teacher Needs to Know

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