Orton, Samuel T.

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Samuel T., U.S. neurologist, 1879-1975.
Wolf-Orton bodies - see under Wolf
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But it is the method developed by Samuel T. Orton and Anna Gillingham, known as the Orton-Gillingham approach, that has had a profound impact on countless Central Massachusetts families.
These findings would have come as no surprise to the late neurologist Samuel T. Orton. In 1925, Orton proposed that childhood reading problems arise when visual information from the right hemisphere isn't dampened, thus interfering with word-identification efforts of the left hemisphere.
Samuel T. Orton realized that dyslexics needed to be explicitly taught letter-sound relationships, a knowledge that most of us acquire automatically.