The Science of Reading: 4 Myths and Top 3 resources

By Lark Barker, special education teacher, structured literacy specialist and DDOn President The purpose of the Right to Read inquiry is NOT to investigate and determine what are ‘best practices’ to teach reading. That has already been ascertained by science and data. One purpose of the OHRC inquiry is to determine whether Ontario School boardsContinue reading “The Science of Reading: 4 Myths and Top 3 resources”

Submission to OHRC Right to Read inquiry

Decoding Dyslexia Ontario was one of several organizations who made a submission to the Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read Inquiry. Date submitted: April 14, 2020 Read the full submission Download the attached PDF to read our full submission. Introduction Decoding Dyslexia Ontario (DDON) welcomed the OHRC’s October 2019 launch of the Right toContinue reading “Submission to OHRC Right to Read inquiry”

Statement: Ontario parents applaud US special education ruling

We, parents of dyslexic children, are delighted with the March 22, page A10, story in the Toronto Star, regarding the US Supreme Court’s ruling for a Denver CO boy whose public education was ‘essentially stalled’ whereby his parents pulled him from public school and enrolled him in a specialty private school where he would getContinue reading “Statement: Ontario parents applaud US special education ruling”