How To Explain Orton-Gillingham to Families
Explaining Orton-Gillingham to families isn’t always easy.
It can be a challenge to avoid using a lot of technical language and jargon when talking about dyslexia and the parts of an Orton-Gillingham lesson. Many times, parents seeking tutoring services are told their child should receive Orton-Gillingham instruction or sometimes a specific O-G-based program. However, they’re not given much guidance on what that means.
It was awesome that you emphasized the importance of explaining to parents that the Orton-Gillingham methods are backed by evidence and research. In my opinion, this is important for parents to understand because it means their children will be using methods that have been tried and tested. I will have to look more into Orton-Gillingham methods.
O-G is so highly effective for a great many students. Thanks for stopping by and reading!