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  1. June Lyday Orton (1898-1977)
  2. Rosa A. Hagin, PhD
  3. Norman Geschwind, MD (1926-1984)
  4. Grace Fernald (1879-1950)
  5. Margaret Byrd Rawson (1899-2001)
  1. a Neurologist, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA. "Split brain" theory, hemispheric specialization, etiology (causation or origination) of dyslexia. Wrote 1961 report with Kaplan on first modern case of the disconnection, or "split-brain" syndrome in humans.
  2. b 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.
  3. c Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.
  4. d Education researcher, sociologist, psychologist, writer. Author of a study called "Dyslexia Over the Lifespan which followed the lives/careers of 56 dyslexic boys and concluded that with proper instruction, they could lead fulfilling lives and have successful careers. Co-founder of the Jemicy School.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Multiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.
  2. Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.
  3. Psychologist and professor emerita at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Among the first to describe learning to read as a developmental process and to advocate for the use of both phonics and exposure to challenging literature as the best method of teaching young children to read. She produced the definitive study of reading instruction in her 1967 book, "Learning to Read: the Great Debate". In the weeks before she died she completed work on her book: "The Academic Achievement Challenge: What Really Works in Classrooms". Founded the Harvard Reading Laboratory in 1966.
  4. Teacher, author, producer of videos and computer programs. Well known for his ability to translate theory into practical and common sense strategies which produce the desired educational results.
  5. Univeristy of Conneticut professor. Research in the phonological processes in literacy; specifically the importance of explicit syllable and phoneme segmentation; phonemic/phonological awareness.

5 True/False questions

  1. Lucius Waites, MDPediatric neurologist, Texas. Co-developed Alphabetic Phonics. Founder of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Child Development Devision.

          

  2. MacDonald O. Critchley, MD (1900-1997)UK neurologist, King's College Hospital. Neuro-linguistic complexities of dyslexia and human communication generally. Research included parietal lobe function, dyslexia, and the language of gesture.

          

  3. Thomas WestPsychologist and professor emerita at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Among the first to describe learning to read as a developmental process and to advocate for the use of both phonics and exposure to challenging literature as the best method of teaching young children to read. She produced the definitive study of reading instruction in her 1967 book, "Learning to Read: the Great Debate". In the weeks before she died she completed work on her book: "The Academic Achievement Challenge: What Really Works in Classrooms". Founded the Harvard Reading Laboratory in 1966.

          

  4. Suzanne CarrekerPsychologist and professor emerita at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. Among the first to describe learning to read as a developmental process and to advocate for the use of both phonics and exposure to challenging literature as the best method of teaching young children to read. She produced the definitive study of reading instruction in her 1967 book, "Learning to Read: the Great Debate". In the weeks before she died she completed work on her book: "The Academic Achievement Challenge: What Really Works in Classrooms". Founded the Harvard Reading Laboratory in 1966.

          

  5. Aylett R. Cox (1915-2006)Neurologist, dyslexia researcher, educator

          

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