Below, you'll find several different resources that Cindy recommends to those who are just learning about dyslexia and/or Orton-Gillingham - including her blog. Cindy would be happy to talk to you about anything you learn or to point you in the right direction for further education. Want Cindy to spend some time with you or your school on these topics? Check out her services for long distance training, speaking engagements, and more!
Follow Cindy's blog for curated articles on topics related to dyslexia as well as stories both funny and poignant from Cindy’s interactions with her beloved students and staff.
Cindy has compiled a resource list for parents and students in North Alabama. Check it out here and contact Cindy if you have any other questions!
The best ever overview of dyslexia is given in this five minute TED talk by Kelli Sandman-Hurley.
The Reading Well has a wonderful summary article of what the Orton-Gillingham approach is, where it originated, details of what sets it apart and a list of branded programs that are based on the Orton Gillingham approach.
The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Paractitioners and Educators website is a feast of information about both dyslexia and the Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching dyslexic individuals. Referred to as the "The Academy" by O-G insiders, this is the agency overseeing the trainings conducted by Academy Fellows with an eye to consistency and accuracy.
The International Dyslexia Association is a great resource with lots of research based, science driven information. The IDA's definition of dyslexia, success stories, lists of resources as well as succinct fact sheets makes it a hub for information about all things related to dyslexia.
Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity is an especially good resource for profiles on successful dyslexic individuals from all walks of life as well as a wealth of other information relating to dyslexia.
Cindy has a collection of recordings available on the American Association of Christian Schools website from a session that was offered on general information regarding dyslexia training. The recordings are a great place to start if you want more information on training. A fee of $40 is required for access.
Cindy highly recommends the book "Fish In A Tree" to anyone wanting to learn more about how a student with dyslexia might feel in a classroom. She has read it herself multiple times & has recommended it to countless teachers and parents. Fish In A Tree is available wherever books are sold & is linked to Amazon through the picture on the left.