Structured Literacy – What is it?
Date posted: May 27, 2019
Structured Literacy is the term the International Dyslexia Association uses for explicit, systematic instruction in the structure of the English language. Based on the Orton-Gillingham method, it is beneficial to all students, including those with dyslexia. The following infographic summarizes this approach.
To learn more, read:
- Structured Literacy™: An Introductory Guide (2019)
- Structured Literacy and Typical Literacy Practice: Understanding Differences to Create Instructional Opportunities (2018)
Did you know that the Decoda Library has books on learning disabilities, including dyslexia? Here are two of the newest additions:
- Helping Your Child with Language-Based Learning Disabilities: strategies to succeed in school and life with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and processing disorders by Daniel Franklin
- Not Stupid, Not Lazy: Understanding Dyslexia and other Learning Disabilities by Linda Siegel
To borrow these books, email firstname.lastname@example.org.