If dyslexics think in 3D, then let’s teach them in 3D. Add a new level to any OG/MSL approach by teaching in three dimensions. Phonemic objects aren’t just for teaching initial consonants anymore. Learn how to teach all levels of phonemic awareness, even spelling and reading rules in 3D-the way dyslexics think. This workshop shows other multisensory ways to teach the brain. The first 50 registered participants will receive a small bag of manipulatives in the mail. All participants will receive handouts.

1.5 CEH’s

CPE# 902-510

About the Speakers

Mary-Margaret Scholtens is the co-founder and Executive Director of The APPLE Group, Inc., which has provided OG-based training since 1997. She has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education/reading diagnosis and remediation and a master’s degree in reading. She is the co-author of Connections: OG in 3D, a multisensory, structured, sequential, science-based reading curriculum for dyslexia intervention and structured literacy classroom curriculum. Her training was commended by IDA, earning an IDA university accreditation. She is a member of the Evidence Based Reading Instruction Advisory Team, “made up of national experts who are focused on improving the reading outcomes of students nationwide by embedding the systematic and scientific-based reading instruction throughout our education system.” She has worked in Arkansas to help pass several science of reading laws in 2013, 2015, and 2017. She serves on the Advisory Board of the International Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction, the Executive Committee of the Coalition for Reading Excellence, and is the 2016 National Right to Read Foundation Patrick Groff Teacher of the Year     recipient for her work in evidence-based, structured literacy.

Kelly Fowler is a Certified Dyslexia Therapist and a Qualified Instructor of Connections: OG in 3D. After earning a degree in elementary education and beginning her teaching career, she was chosen to begin training as a Certified Academic Language Therapist through LEAD in 1997. She has over 4000 hours of experience in dyslexia therapy. Kelly is an expert in school-­based dyslexia therapy and whole class science-based reading instruction.  She is the instructor of several courses at The APPLE Group in Jonesboro, Arkansas, where she serves as the Director of Outreach and Training, in addition to her busy private practice in dyslexia therapy and testing. Kelly is the co-author of the APPLE Group Dyslexia Screener. She presents workshops both locally and nationally on themes related to dyslexia, phonological awareness, and the science of reading. She works closely with school districts and universities who are working to implement science-based reading, and with parents as an advocate for dyslexia.

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Registration closes September 23, 2021. Registrants will be emailed a link for viewing the webinar on September 24, 2021. A recording of the presentation will be available for viewing through October 9, 2021. For additional questions, please email

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