Welcome to DYSLEXIA CHAMPIONS

Working together to champion the gifts, and support the needs of Manitobans with dyslexia.

Our organization has developed this website to create a dyslexia-informed community.

Our aim is to provide evidence-based resources and training opportunities for educators, resource professionals, and parents.

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Upcoming Events / Training

July 3, 2018

Orton-Gillingham - Level 1 Foundations - Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE)

Orton-Gillingham - Level 1 Foundations - Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE)

If you were unable to register for this course online - please contact dyslexia champions at:  dyslexia.champions@gmail.com

The Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba Inc. and the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba are once again hosting a 4-day Orton-Gillingham - Level 1 Foundations - Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) course taught by Ms. Robin Norquay, of REACH Learning Centre, North Vancouver, B.C.

Date/Time: Tues. July 3 to Fri. July 6, 2018; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Click here for more information and to Register

This accredited course is designed for educators & parents who are looking to enhance their abilities to support all learners, especially those who struggle with reading and writing.

The course is appropriate for classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Reading Clinicians, educational assistants, school administrators, daycare educators, homeschool teachers, English as second language educators, tutors and parents.

Only 30 spaces available, so register early. (Discount is available for 5 Full-time Registered University Students)

Click here for course content and additional information about this OG-1 Foundations course.

This course is also being offered Mar 21 & Mar. 22, 2018 from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm & Fri. Mar. 23 & Sat. Mar. 24, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pmClick here for March 2018 registration details.

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

Travel to other cities makes this unattainable for many! 

Awesome course!

This was very captivating and informative!

I learned a lot!

Please feel free to pass along this invitation to others.

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Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba Inc.

Celebrating the 5th year of our Mission to - Work together to champion the gifts, and to advocate for the needs of Manitobans with Dyslexia

Email: dyslexia.champions@gmail.com

Website: www.dyslexiachampions.org

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November 3, 2018

ONBIDA's Annual Literacy and Learning Conference - Toronto

Save the Date.....

ONBIDA's Annual Literacy and Learning Conference for teachers and parents will be held this year on Saturday, November 3 at the Ontario Science Centre in Toronto. Further details will be posted here: ONBIDA Conference

December 4, 2018

ORTON-GILLINGHAM for CLASSROOM EDUCATORS

ORTON-GILLINGHAM for CLASSROOM EDUCATORS training
December 4-7, 20188:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Please consider registering for this exciting and informative professional training opportunity and distribute widely. The Reading and Learning Clinic of Manitoba is pleased to partner with Manitoba Education and Training to provide professional development training for educators, literacy specialists and resource teachers including clinicians and administrators.

Manitoba Education and Training Building
217A/B  - 1181 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, MB

Registration Fee: $800 (4 day training course)

Registration deadline: November 9, 2018

(Possible discount may apply for groups of more than 3 from one school. Please contact for more information)

*limited seating*

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER PLEASE CONTACT:

The Reading and Learning Clinic of Manitoba  Facebook 

readinglearningclinicmanitoba@gmail.com
204 451 2112 

For more information and to register, please see our website 

Course Details: This 30-hour course offers training for:

    • teachers to use the Orton-Gillingham approach in a classroom setting 
    • specialized tutoring intervention practice
    • the first step towards a Classroom Educator or Associate Level Orton-Gillingham accreditation (AOGPE) (with additional lesson plans, observations, and coursework required)

During this training, attendees will learn about:

  • dyslexia and reading disorders
  • strategies for multi-sensory instruction
  • formal and informal testing
  • how to use information for tutorials and lessons
  • how to plan an Orton-Gillingham lesson 
  • fundamental elements of the Orton-Gillingham approach including introduction to phonology and basic phonics

 

Accommodations are important for the dyslexic child.

Don't wait for students to fail before they get the help they need.

Let's work together to help kids reach their full potential.

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