5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Lucius Waites, MD
- Roger Saunders
- Grace Fernald (1879-1950)
- Priscilla L. Vail
- June Lyday Orton (1898-1977)
- a 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.
- b Clinical psychologist, teacher, trainer, author. Helped establish the Jemicy School in 1973.
- c Pediatric neurologist, Texas. Co-developed Alphabetic Phonics. Founder of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Child Development Devision.
- d Teacher, author. Her work centered on the identification of different learning styles and their accommodation in the regular classroom, small groups and individual work.
- e Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Neurologist, dyslexia researcher, educator
- 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.
- 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.
- Practitioner, writer, author. Developed a series of controlled readers for dyslexics; writes information pamphlets for IDA.
5 True/False questions
Isabelle Y. Liberman → Univeristy of Conneticut professor. Research in the phonological processes in literacy; specifically the importance of explicit syllable and phoneme segmentation; phonemic/phonological awareness.
Rosa A. Hagin, PhD → 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.
Paula Dozier Rome, Jean Osman → Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.
Suzanne Carreker → 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.
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.