As a speech-language pathologist Sharon found that most of her caseload in the Department of Education were students who struggled with reading. After attempting to use different strategies to improve reading, Sharon pursued a more sequential, structured, and evidence-based approach.
The Verrazano School
After meeting Ann Edwards in a private training, the leadership team at The Verrazano school knew that they wanted to incorporate Orton-Gillingham into their early childhood reading curriculum. 12 years later EOG has trained 95% of the teachers within The Verrazano School and the reading scores are highest in the district.
NYC School Case Study
Phonological awareness that words are composed of sounds and those sounds have distinct articulatory features.