Resources for Parents and  Teachers

~ Looking forward to future Aha! moments

This page has been developed to provide a number of resources to parents, family members, and educators. We do not recommend one resource over the other in terms of quality. We are always open to recommendations on other resources that families and educators have found helpful. 

01/ Programs with Tutors in Our Area

Barton Reading and Spelling System

Designed for one-on-one tutoring of children, teenagers and adults by parents, volunteer tutors, reading or resource specialists or their aides, and professional tutors. The Barton System is the easiest one to learn because all of the tutor training comes on DVD, along with fully scripted lesson plans and free unlimited support.


Published by Bright Solutions for Dyslexia in California. 408-559-3652


Orton Gillingham Program

The pure, unchanged, original method. Taught by Eileen Faggiano,

Orton Gillingham Associates, in Massachusetts.




Wilson Reading Program 

Wilson Language Training Corporation; Massachusetts. 800-899-8454 


Sound in Syllables

Developed by Sandra Dillon, Director of the Multisensory Language Training Institute of New Mexico, Sounds In Syllables (SIS) is the most powerful Orton-Gillingham approach to teaching reading (decoding, fluency, and comprehension), spelling, writing, and the foundations of syntax and grammar.