Recommended Readings for OG Practitioners

Provided is a list of links to current books, journals, and articles we recommend to develop your understanding of learning disabilities, literacy development, and teaching.


About Dyslexia & Learning Disabilities

IDA Dyslexia Handbook: What Every Family Should Know (International Dyslexia Association)

(Book) Proust and the Squid. The Story and Science of the Reading Brain - Marynne Wolf

(Book) Dyslexia Over the Lifespan - Margaret Rawson

(Book) The Many Faces of Dyslexia - Margaret Rawson


About Orton-Gillingham

"Dyslexia Basics"  (International Dyslexia Association)

"Dyslexia and the Brain" (International Dyslexia Association)

"Effective Reading Instruction" (International Dyslexia Association)

"What is structured literacy?"  (International Dyslexia Association) 

"Dyslexia: An alphabet soup of remedies" (Globe and Mail)


Reading Instruction

(Book) Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning About Print - Marilyn Adams


Reading Fluency

 Reading Fluency Assessment and Instruction: What, Why, and How? (The Reading Teacher Journal)

 Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction (National Reading Panel)

"Stages of Reading Development" - Jean Chall

"The Importance of Automaticity and Fluency for Efficient Reading Comprehension" - Pamela Hook & Sandra Jones

"Strengthening the Mind's Eye The Case for Continued Handwriting Instruction in the 21st Century" - Virginia Berninger


Reading Assessment

(Book) Basic Facts About Assessment of Dyslexia: Testing for Teaching -  Susan Lowell, Rebecca Felton, and Pamela Hook


Other Ways to Support Reading

 Dyslexie, What Every Parent Should Know (International Dyslexia Association)

"Why Bother with Cursive" - Diana King

"How Spelling Supports Reading" - Louisa Cook Moats


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