Jill Abrams Tutoring Exclusive Reading Program: Evidence of Effectiveness
The Wilson Reading System directly teaches phonological awareness and total word structure in 12 steps Each lesson follows a standard format. The procedures of the lesson plan follow a specified multi sensory method of instruction. Jill is very involved with all students and parents. It is proved that kids, teenagers, adults, all respond better when working with someone who has been in their shoes. This is why Jill has such passion in her business and it has been so successful.
The Wilson Reading System teaches a specific sequence of skills. At each step, students learn skills to mastery for both reading and spelling before progressing to the next step. The Wilson Reading System directly teaches phonological awareness and total word structure using multisensory principles. To date, one study examining its effectiveness has been published. In that study, college students significantly improved in spelling using the WRS program (Banks, Guyer & Guyer 1993). The purpose of the present study is to determine whether use of WRS significantly improves student’s basic reading and spelling skills. It also proves that no matter what reading level or age, this program is available and successful for all.