Upcoming Event – October 21, 2016: SOLD OUT

Attention Educators! Register Now for the following two sessions at SAGE, hosted by the Manitoba Association of Multi-age Educators (MAME):

(1) AM Session MA109: ‘Dyslexia in the Classroom’.

(2) PM Session MA207: “CLOVER in the Classroom. The Importance of Teaching Reading”.

 More Details for Educators here: Click on ‘Tickets’ to see full description of these two sessions presented by the ‘Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba’.



Upcoming Event -
April 2017:

Register Now – Space is limited to 30 participants.


The Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba and the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba are once again hosting a 4-day OG Level 1 Foundations course taught by Ms. Corey Zylstra, of REACH Learning Centre, North Vancouver, B.C.

Time – Wed, Apr. 19 & Thurs Apr. 20 – 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm, and Fri, Apr. 21 & Sat, Apr 22, – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm


Click here for more details and/or to register.




 Upcoming Event – July 2017:

Orton-Gillingham Practitioner Training:

The Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba  and the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba are hosting an 8-day summer course taught by Ms. Corey Zylstra  of REACH Learning Centre, North Vancouver, B.C.

TIMES: July 17 – July 20, 2017 & July 24 – July 27, 2017 (8:00 am – 4:00 pm)

Registration details coming soon.



Other News….

Thank you to all the educators who attended the Orton- Gillingham summer training courses.

Here’s what participants said after taking this course in July, 2016:

- Corey easily held everyone’s interest all 4 days.

- Awesome course!

- Thank you for putting this together.

- Travel to other cities makes this learning unattainable for many.

- Corey was very captivating and informative.

- Great Job!

- I learned a lot


May 2016:

Read letters from Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba to Manitoba’s Premier, Honourable Brian Pallister and Manitoba’s Education Minister the Honourable Ian Wishart. DCM has requested a meeting to discuss how we can work together with the new Provincial government to support children with dyslexia in Manitoba schools.


April 2016

Learning Disabilities & Dyslexia: Research to Practice Multisensory Activities for the Classroom.Hosted by Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba & University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education

Thank you to all the 80 participants, sponsors (Jenny Craig, Scholar’s Choice, Starbucks), our amazing presenter Corey Zylstra (Reach Learning Centre), our partner Faculty of Education (University of Manitoba),  and volunteers who helped make our April 9, 2016 workshop a great success!


Check out the material posted on the ’Presentations and Resources page of this website.  Connect with others. See our ‘Parent to Parent’ contact list.



About Us

Welcome to the Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba website.  Our organization has created Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba and this website to create a dyslexia-informed community where we can share information, learn from one another, and connect with resource professionals.

We are now affiliated with The International Dyslexia Association Ontario Branch , formally affiliated with the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA.

You can read our brochure for more information about us and resources that you can access.

Our Mission:
“Working together to champion the gifts, and support the needs of Manitobans with dyslexia.


1. Support – Provide support and recognition of the strengths and challenges for those families living with dyslexia.

2. Education – To provide opportunities for professional development for educators.

You can contact us at

Follow the Dyslexia Champions on Twitter and like us on Facebook for links to great resources on Dyslexia.


O-G Tutors of Manitoba
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