The mission of Orton Gillingham International (OGI) is to provide state of the art direct, explicit, multisensory, structured literacy training in the Orton Gillingham (OG) Approach that prepares teachers to identify at­risk readers and successfully provide targeted reading instruction to all students, including those who have dyslexia.
  • Provide participants with the highest quality instruction in the Orton-Gillingham approach and materials to ensure that they can effectively teach all students to successfully read, write, spell and do math,


  • Ensure the successful performance of all students, including those with dyslexia, in reading, writing, spelling and math,


  • Provide the highest quality Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham training to educators with a focus on public and private school teachers,


  • Consult with and support schools as they implement Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham and help them maintain fidelity and best practice to ensure the best student outcomes,


  • Develop and disseminate the highest quality Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham materials,


  • Provide OGI preschool literacy and numeracy training to educators with a focus on public and private schools and families,


  • Offer university credit and certificate programs for participants, including master trainers on state, national and international levels in OGI Reading, Math, ELL and Pre-School programs,


  • Certify OGI teachers in schools,


  • Offer Yoshimoto Orton-Gillingham training programs to families so that they  have access to best practice intervention for their children,


  • Provide a resource directory of certified Yoshimoto Orton- Gillingham teachers/therapists for parents of students with dyslexia.

Orton-Gillingham International (OGI) strives to:

Our Mission