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The ABC’s of Literacy Programs: A Parent’s Guide to Literacy Interventions

December 9, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm UTC+0

Learn about the different literacy programs available to support kids struggling with reading and writing.

About this event

In this webinar, we’ll take a deep dive into common literacy programs proven to help learners who are behind in reading and writing, or who have learning differences and need additional literacy support. We’ll examine the underlying sensory-cognitive functions required for learners to develop literacy skills and the multisensory, evidence-based literacy programs that work to systematically build these skills. We’ll review the advantages of certain instructional settings where children typically engage with specialists to remediate literacy, like 1-on-1, in pairs, in small groups, and as a whole classroom. Finally, we’ll discuss the strategies parents and caregivers can use to reinforce and accelerate progress at home.  Some of the programs we’ll cover in the webinar include: 
  • Orton-Gillingham®—a structured multisensory phonics methodology designed to help struggling readers learners who need help with basic phonics, fluency, and other foundational reading skills.
  • Wilson Reading System®—a structured intensive intervention literacy program based on phonological-coding research that directly and systematically teaches the structure of the English language for learners who need help with spelling, reading fluency, reading comprehension, and vocabulary. 
Other programs we’ll cover during the webinar include Lindamood-Bell®- LiPS®, Seeing Stars®, Visualizing and Verbalizing®, On Cloud Nine®, Step up to Writing®, Handwriting Without Tears®, the Barton Reading and Spelling System, and Davis Reading Program. The webinar will consist of a 30-minute expert panelist discussion followed by an opportunity for attendees to directly interact with the speakers in a live Q&A session. Please Note: Learnfully is NOT Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes. Learnfully is NOT affiliated with, certified, endorsed, licensed, monitored or sponsored by Lindamood-Bell, Nanci Bell, Phyllis Lindamood or Patricia Lindamood. Lindamood-Bell – an international organization creating and implementing unique instructional methods and programs for quality intervention to advance language and literacy skills – in no way endorses or monitors the services provided by Learnfully.

About the Speakers

Erin Luchterhand has been working as an Educational Specialist for over 10 years.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Special & Elementary Education and is Orton Gillingham Trained (for Dyslexia).  She was recognized as the 2015 Exceptional Parent Magazine Teacher of the Year award. This webinar will be hosted by Jess Corinne, the Head of Educational Services for Learnfully. Jess Corinne has dedicated her life to providing learning support to families using multisensory, evidence-based curriculum. She has 15+ years of neurodiversity experience. At Learnfully, she oversees the administration of academic assessments in order to create differentiated instructional plans for children with or without diagnoses. 
Don’t worry if you missed the event!  You can watch the webinar recording here!  


December 9, 2021
9:00 pm - 9:45 pm UTC+0

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