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Mission Statement

To provide teacher training and scholarships in Orton-Gillingham Academy approved methods (www.ortonacademy.org) in order to ensure that all children, regardless of learning style or socio-economic status, have access to the fundamentals of language acquisition, as well as to provide outreach to the greater community in the field of dyslexic education.

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The Margaret Byrd Rawson Institute was founded in 2001 by Margaret Byrd Rawson, a renowned, pioneer, educator, and leader in the field of dyslexic education and research. Margaret Rawson passed away in November 2001 at the age of 102, but her legacy continues on through the work and vision of the Institute. Our vision: To provide on-going teacher and parent training, scholarships, and outreach to the wider community in accordance with methods approved by the Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practitioners and Educators. The Margaret Byrd Rawson Institute is a dynamic organization dedicated to advancements in the education of bright dyslexic children, their parents, their teachers, and the local, regional, and national community. We greatly need volunteers to help with our outreach efforts.

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