AVKO offers a variety of free supplies
and services for helping you on your way to learning how to
teach using our methods and to help you better understand
dyslexia in general. We offer samples of our products,
informative essays, links to other organizations, free
books, information regarding dyslexia, our research, the use
of the Bernice Webb Memorial Library, and even
tutoring here at the AVKO Reading clinic in Birch Run, Michigan.
Some freebies may be obtained just by
ordering from AVKO.
Members have access to
other freebies, including $400+ worth of e-books and
additional readings for comprehension.
For many of our freebies, you need
Reader 5.0 or later
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Offers for HomeSchoolers:
Informative/Educational Articles Relating to the Teaching of
What is Dyslexia?
The Official Definitions and Their Translations into Plain English.
Children's Reading Disability
Attributed To Brain Impairment
Dyslexia a Natural
Phenomenon by Jack Ferguson
Literacy; Learning About Learning to Read:
A Conversation with Sally Shaywitz and Marcia
Dyslexia a Natural Phenomenon by Jack Ferguson
Is Prof. AVKO Right?
by Don McCabe
Phive Phones of
Reading by Sebastian Wren
Read by Grade
3? Say What?! Don McCabe explains why no
reading program ever can be complete by the end of Grade
Two and why the teaching of reading must continue
throughout the school years.
Just the Facts, by Bill Carlson. Gives a good
insight into why the Reading Recovery movement got
started and what it is a complete failure.
Spill Chick A letter in which every word is
misspelled but spell check can't catch even one of them.
Cueing the Computer Brain"
an essay taken
Teaching of Reading and Spelling: a Continuum from
Kindergarten through College and which shows an easy
way to help develop a better vocabulary.
Whole Language School of Golf by Dr. Kerry
Hempenstall. One of the best, and funniest,
explanations of why whole language doesn't work.
Whole Language: What it is, What it Isn't
Mary Bowman-Kruhm, Ed.D., John Hopkins University.
A good explanation of what Whole Language should be.
Literature with Literacy
Fell Greene, Ed.D.
Open Letter to
Parents, Members of Boards of Education, Directors
of Adult Community Education, and Family Literacy
Organizations. Stop discriminating against your
most important minority, parents who want to learn how
to help their children learn how to read.
Can You Draw an At? by Betsy B. Lee
What Good Readers
Learn That is Never Taught and Poor Readers Never Learn
Unless They Are Taught
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