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  1. Sally B. Childs
  2. Priscilla L. Vail
  3. Joseph K. Torgeson
  4. Lucius Waites, MD
  5. Alice H. Garside
  1. 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.
  2. b Pediatric neurologist, Texas. Co-developed Alphabetic Phonics. Founder of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Child Development Devision.
  3. c Teacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.
  4. d Practitioner, writer, author. Developed a series of controlled readers for dyslexics; writes information pamphlets for IDA.
  5. e Professor psychology and education. Author of roughly 100 research articles and several books, including "A Basic Guide to Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching phonological Awareness".

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  1. Educational Director of the Hirsch-Robinson Reading Clinic at NY Medical Center.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Teacher, tutor, teacher educator. Classroom O-G instruction developed while in Punahou School in Hawaii.. Slingerland Screening Tests for identifying children with specific language disability (grades 1-6).
  5. Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Isabelle Y. LibermanUniveristy of Conneticut professor. Research in the phonological processes in literacy; specifically the importance of explicit syllable and phoneme segmentation; phonemic/phonological awareness.


  2. Margaret Byrd Rawson (1899-2001)Alphabetic Phonics. Texas


  3. Thomas WestDirector of the Center for the Study of Dyslexia and Talent, George Mason U. Studies talent and giftedness in dyslexics.


  4. Howard Garnder, PhDMultiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.


  5. June Lyday Orton (1898-1977)Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.


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