Helpful articles and resources from experts and thought leaders


The go-to app for tomorrow’s readers

OgStar Reading is a patented, online, multisensory structured literacy program for new and striving readers in grades K – 8. With OgStar, students independently practice foundational skills in gamified lessons that align with Bowman’s Orton-Gillingham “Plus” instruction. Available for schools and families.

Decoding Dyslexia

Decoding Dyslexia is a network of parent-driven local movements throughout the country improving access to interventions for students with dyslexia enrolled in public schools. Decoding Dyslexia chapters share best practices that identify, remediate, and support students with dyslexia.

Do I Have Dyslexia?

Bowman’s Orton-Gillingham “Plus” Founder, Dr. Fran Levin Bowman, and Dr. Vincent Culotta developed this Dyslexia Self Assessment Tool for Adults for the International Dyslexia Association. Screeners for preschool and school-age children are also available on this site.

Dyslexic Advantage

Co-founded by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, the strengths-based paradigm of Dyslexic Advantage aims to change how people with dyslexia are understood, educated, and employed.

State of Dyslexia

The National Center on Improving Literacy provides an overview of states’ dyslexia legislation and related initiatives.

Emily Hanford Reading Podcasts

American Public Media reporter Emily Hanford’s ongoing reading podcasts investigate how children are taught to read, explore the implications of flawed instruction, and upload the qualities of effective instruction rooted in the science of reading.


Free reports evaluate the instructional materials of ELA, math, and science curricula for alignment to standards and other indicators of quality.

Florida Center for Reading Research Resource Databases

The Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University invites families, practitioners, and students to continue learning and growing by accessing over 650 materials in their databases searchable by audience, age, and type of resource.