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  1. Aylett R. Cox (1915-2006)
  2. Isabelle Y. Liberman
  3. Suzanne Carreker
  4. Richard L. Masland (1910-2003)
  5. Jeannette J. Jansky, PhD
  1. a Neurologist, dyslexia researcher, educator
  2. b Univeristy of Conneticut professor. Research in the phonological processes in literacy; specifically the importance of explicit syllable and phoneme segmentation; phonemic/phonological awareness.
  3. c Educational Director of the Hirsch-Robinson Reading Clinic at NY Medical Center.
  4. d Alphabetic Phonics. Texas
  5. e CALT, Houston, Texas. Developer of textbooks/training materials.

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  1. 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.
  2. Practitioner, writer, author. Developed a series of controlled readers for dyslexics; writes information pamphlets for IDA.
  3. Founded the Orton Society (now IDA), President, 1950-1960.
  4. Co-authored "The Language Too Kit", an internationally recognized text for teaching those with dyslexia. Minnesota.
  5. Teacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.

5 True/False questions

  1. Thomas WestPsychologist 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.

          

  2. 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.

          

  3. Beth Slingerland (1900-1989)Educator, New York. Served as director of professional services of the New Yor-based National Center for Learning Disabilities.

          

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

          

  5. Priscilla L. VailTeacher of children & teachers, researcher. Student and professional "heir" to Anna Gillingham.