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Orton-Gillingham techniques have been in use since the 1930's and have been proven with thousands of students around the world. These techniques are taught in only a very small number of public school systems today, and then only within special education classes. An intensive, sequential phonics-based system teaches the basics of word formation before people learn--visual, auditory and kinesthetic. The Orton-Gillingham method teaches to a student's strengths while seeking to improve his or her weaknesses. The International Dyslexia Association (formerly The Orton Dyslexia Society) is an international organization that focuses on the issues associated with dyslexia.
The Language Tune-Up Kit (LTK®) curriculum includes the eight essential instructional elements needed to successfully teach students with elements are: