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What is Orton-Gillingham Reading Therapy?

Reading is essential for learning.  It is not uncommon for children who are struggling academically to have a reading disorder.   At North Shore Pediatric Therapy, we have clinicians who have been specially trained in the Orton-Gillingham reading program.

What is the Orton-Gillingham Reading Program?

The Orton Gillingham reading program is a multi-sensory, kinesthetic, and phonics based approach.  OG follows structured lesson plans week to week that utilize multi-sensory activities that include the auditory, tactile, and visual senses. There are 5 levels, and each lesson plan integrates morphemic, syllabic, syntactic, semantic, grammatical, and diagraphic skills. Overall phonological awareness, decoding, encoding, and reading comprehension skills are targeted. Read more