5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Priscilla L. Vail
- Grace Fernald (1879-1950)
- Thomas West
- Alice H. Garside
- Jeannette J. Jansky, PhD
- a Teacher, author. Her work centered on the identification of different learning styles and their accommodation in the regular classroom, small groups and individual work.
- b Director of the Center for the Study of Dyslexia and Talent, George Mason U. Studies talent and giftedness in dyslexics.
- c Practitioner, writer, author. Developed a series of controlled readers for dyslexics; writes information pamphlets for IDA.
- d Professor of psychology at the University of California at LA. Developed a kinesthetic approach involving writing in the air and tracing words in large written or scripted format, while simultaneously saying the names and sounds of the letters. The Fernald Method.
- e Educational Director of the Hirsch-Robinson Reading Clinic at NY Medical Center.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Educator and psychologist. Introduced, compiled and published a systematic and orderly approach of categorizing and teaching set of 70 phonograms, single letters and letter pairs representing the 44 phonemes of English. Trained teachers and worked with Dr. Orton.
- Physician/neuropsychiatrist/pathologist. Concept of "multisensory" teaching - integrating kinesthetic (movement-based) and tactile (sensory-based) learning strategies with the teaching of visual and auditory concepts. Reading instruction that integrated right and left brain functions. Influenced by the work of fellow psychiatrist Grace Fernald.
- Founder of the Kidonan School and Dunnebeck Camp for dyslexic students. She now writes and lectures, trains teachers, and tutors students in reading.
- Research professor of psychology @ NYU School of Medicine. Her research in conjunction with Dr. Silver, in the area of the neuropsychological core of reading is the foundation for many NILD techniques.
- Clinical psychologist, teacher, trainer, author. Helped establish the Jemicy School in 1973.
5 True/False questions
Lauretta Bender (1897-1987) → Child neuropsychiatrist. Worked at Bellevue Hospital in NYC 1930-1956. Creator of the Bender-Gestalt test. The test is typically among the top five tests used by clinical psychologists. It measures perceptual motor skills, perceptual motor development and gives an indication of neurological intactness. It has been used as a personality test and a test of emotional problems.
C. Wilson Anderson, Jr. → Multiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.
June Lyday Orton (1898-1977) → Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.
Norman Geschwind, MD (1926-1984) → Educator and psychologist. Introduced, compiled and published a systematic and orderly approach of categorizing and teaching set of 70 phonograms, single letters and letter pairs representing the 44 phonemes of English. Trained teachers and worked with Dr. Orton.
Katrina de Hirsch (1903-1996) → Educator, New York. Served as director of professional services of the New Yor-based National Center for Learning Disabilities.