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ORTON-GILLINGHAM TUTORING

Orton-Gillingham tutoring is available for students of any age or skill-level.  At the first meeting, each student is given an informal assessment which allows the tutor to design a plan based on the student's individual profile.  Each tutoring lesson is then tailored to the specific needs of the learner.

O-G lessons address all of the essential aspects of literacy, with the goal of fostering a fluent, enthusiastic, and independent reader and writer.  Skills that are integral to all O-G lessons include:

  • decoding (reading)

  • encoding (spelling)

  • phonological awareness (awareness and manipulation of speech sounds)

  • phonics

  • basic morphology (prefixes, base words, roots)

  • spelling rules

  • reading fluency

  • reading comprehension

  • written expression

  • penmanship

  • basic grammar

 

Older or more advanced students may also learn:

  • advanced morphology

  • advanced grammar

  • how to plan various types of essays

  • outlining

  • revising

  • organizational and executive functioning skills

Orton-Gillingham lessons can be done in-person or remotely if geography prohibits in-person tutoring.  Our tutors ensure that lessons are still multisensory, engaging, and effective, even if they take place at a distance.

MATH TUTORING

We offer math tutoring at all K-12 levels designed specifically to support the needs of students with dyslexia, dyscalculia, ADHD, or other learning differences. 

ACADEMIC AND TEST PREP TUTORING

We offer tutoring in other academic areas as well as preparation for standardized tests upon request.