5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Suzanne Carreker
- Samuel T. Orton, MD (1879-1946),
- Thomas West
- Anna Gillingham (1878-1964)
- Margaret Byrd Rawson (1899-2001)
- a Director of the Center for the Study of Dyslexia and Talent, George Mason U. Studies talent and giftedness in dyslexics.
- b CALT, Houston, Texas. Developer of textbooks/training materials.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Pediatric neurologist, Texas. Co-developed Alphabetic Phonics. Founder of the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Child Development Devision.
- 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.
- Multiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.
- Practitioner, writer, author. Developed a series of controlled readers for dyslexics; writes information pamphlets for IDA.
5 True/False questions
Lauretta Bender (1897-1987) → Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.
William Ellis, (1940-1995) → Educator, New York. Served as director of professional services of the New Yor-based National Center for Learning Disabilities.
Katrina de Hirsch (1903-1996) → Educator, New York. Served as director of professional services of the New Yor-based National Center for Learning Disabilities.
Jeanne Chall → CALT, Houston, Texas. Developer of textbooks/training materials.
June Lyday Orton (1898-1977) → Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.