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  1. Ramalda Spalding
  2. Diana Hanbury King
  3. Sally B. Childs
  4. Howard Garnder, PhD
  5. Joseph K. Torgeson
  1. a Teacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.
  2. b Founder of the Kidonan School and Dunnebeck Camp for dyslexic students. She now writes and lectures, trains teachers, and tutors students in reading.
  3. c Multiple Intelligences Theory; Emotional IQ; 8 Categories of Intelligence: logical-mathematical, linguistic, musical, spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and emotional.
  4. d Professor psychology and education. Author of roughly 100 research articles and several books, including "A Basic Guide to Understanding, Assessing, and Teaching phonological Awareness".
  5. e The Spalding Method, diagnostic, total language arts instruction. "The Writing Road to Reading".

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clinical psychologist, teacher, trainer, author. Helped establish the Jemicy School in 1973.
  2. Teacher. Worked closely with Anna Gillingham and develop the Gillingham-Stilman training manuals.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 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. Anna Gillingham (1878-1964)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. William Ellis, (1940-1995)Educator, New York. Served as director of professional services of the New Yor-based National Center for Learning Disabilities.


  4. 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.


  5. Samuel T. Orton, MD (1879-1946),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.