Building the brain for literacy.TM SPELL-Links uniquely applies clinical and neurobiological brain research, using speech-to-print word study instruction which leverages the biological organization and wiring of the brain for oral language as the gateway to achieve reading, writing, and spelling success for all K-12 students.

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Reading and writing success begins with word study – a systematic way of learning, practicing and applying knowledge of sounds, letters, and word meanings to read and spell. With word study all students, including those with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and dysgraphia, gain skills and confidence. SPELL-Links uniquely combines speech-to-print, multi-linguistic, and meta-linguistic word study methods and delivers structured literacy instruction to produce strong writers and fluent readers with deep comprehension and rich vocabularies.

Dr. Louisa Moats:

"SPELL-Links assessment (SPELL, SPELL-2) will direct teachers toward…aspects of language, and encourage the use of more enlightened instructional practices that truly educate students in word studyI am pleased to be among the first to appreciate the excellent work that has gone into this product, and I applaud the authors’ achievement." 

Foreword, SPELL Examiner Manual, 2002, 2006.

BE a word whiz!  

Connect with educators and researchers across multiple disciplines via SPELLTalk, the FREE online professional discussion group dedicated to improving literacy through word study.                             

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Do more, accomplish more, meet the needs of diverse students across all grades with one easily tailored word study solution. 

Understand why your child is struggling with reading, writing, and spelling and get the results everyone can feel good about.

Maximize student outcomes with SPELL-Links’ proven methods of multi-linguistic, speech-to-print word study instruction.

Improve literacy outcomes with an integrated literacy solution, from assessment to intervention across all tiers and all grades.

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