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  1. Paula Dozier Rome, Jean Osman
  2. MacDonald O. Critchley, MD (1900-1997)
  3. Howard Garnder, PhD
  4. Norman Geschwind, MD (1926-1984)
  5. Lucius Waites, MD
  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 Multiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.
  3. c Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.
  4. d 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.
  5. e Pediatric neurologist, Texas. Co-developed Alphabetic Phonics. Founder of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Child Development Devision.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Neurologist, dyslexia researcher, educator
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Alphabetic Phonics. Texas
  5. Clinical psychologist, teacher, trainer, author. Helped establish the Jemicy School in 1973.

5 True/False questions

  1. Grace Fernald (1879-1950)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.


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


  3. Sally B. ChildsTeacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.


  4. 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.


  5. Jeanne ChallPsychologist 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.