Academic Therapy is 1-on-1 reading lessons using Sounds in Syllables, an Orton-Gillingham based curriculum designed for children with moderate to severe dyslexia/reading disabilities. Children receive instruction in phonemic awareness, the sound-symbol relationship, decoding, comprehension, fluency, and spelling. Academic Therapy rebuilds a child's foundation in reading and spelling and requires a long-term commitment. Sessions take place at least 3-4 times a week for 50 minutes.
SMALL GROUP READING INSTRUCTION
Literacy Without Limits offers small group reading instruction for 2 to 6 students. Currently, there are 2 options available:
Option 1: For Students in Kindergarten and First Grade
The curriculum focuses on key pre-reading skills: the alphabetic principle, oral language development, and phonemic awareness.
Option 2: For Students in Second Grade and Above
The curriculum, Language Foundations, is Orton-Gillingham based and addresses phonemic awareness, sound-symbol relationship, decoding, comprehension, fluency, and spelling.
Currently, small group reading instruction is offered on a contractual basis to schools in the D.C. area.
Are you a school leader concerned about literacy instruction at your school? Are your students not meeting literacy benchmarks? Do you want to equip your teachers with the knowledge they need to teach reading? Literacy Without Limits offers:
reviews of current literacy curricula and recommendations
If homework is causing stress and turmoil in your home, then academic/homework coaching is for you and your child. Academic coaching involves teaching students: