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Don McCabe,
Research Director of the AVKO Foundation, a learning disabilities/dyslexia specialist.

  • Ph.B. (Bachelor of Philosophy)-University of Detroit,
  • M.A.-University of Detroit,
  • Ph.D. ABD (All But Dissertation)-Michigan State University

Print:

Articles by Don McCabe:

  • "Spelling" - chapter in Easy Homeschooling Curriculum by Lorraine Curry, God's Gardener Publishing (2007)
  • "Vocabulary" - chapter in Easy Homeschooling Curriculum by Lorraine Curry, God's Gardener Publishing (2008)
  • SEEN Magazine, Summer, 2007 The Art of Teaching Spelling
  • Homeschooling Parent Magazine, May/June, 2007 Spelling: Using a common sense approach
  • Christian School Products, January, 2007 How To Develop Your Own Sequential Spelling Tests
  • The Link - A homeschool newspaper, Spring, 2006 Save Your Money! Don't Waste it on Testing for Dyslexia.

Articles Written About Don McCabe:

  • The Jonesboro Sun - Oct 18, 2008 - "Area Junior High Will Host Expert in Teaching Dyslexics" by Karin Hill, pp. B1 & B4
  • The LINK, Vol. 9, Issue 3 2008 - "AVKO-Facing the Literacy Challenge and Dyslexia" by Michael Leppert, pp. 31 & 59.
  • Homeschooling Parent, 2008 - "Learn How AVKO.org Can Help You", pp. 26-27
  • The Flint Journal - Jan 20, 2001 - "German Woman Masters English, Dyslexia in Clio" by Charlotte Wall, p. B3
  • The Flint Journal - Oct 18, 1997 - “Expert’s Expert” knows how to overcome dyslexia” by Charlotte Wall
  • Sunday Advance - Dec 31, 1995  “Local Scholar Promotes Overlooked Method of Instructing Dyslexics”

Radio:

  • Home Schooling Radio Show, homeschoolingradio.com, January, 2007 Spelling Problems for Home Schoolers
  • J.P. McCarthy show, WJR/Detroit, 1995 Dyslexia: How you can help your child improve his reading skills

TV:

  • Kaleidoscope, Jeannie Clark Interviewer, Channel 17- The Spelling and Reading Connection
  • People in Our Community. Lois Cheesebro, Channel 25 - How to Overcome Dyslexia

Conference Speaker:

2008

  • Home Schooling Works Book Fair - March 15, 2008, Farmington Hills, Michigan
    • “I Think My Child Is Dyslexic. Does It Matter?”
  • Cincinnati Homeschool Conference – Mar 27-29, 2008 Cincinnati, OH
    • “You Don’t Need a Master’s to Teach Your Kids – Just a Degree of Caring”
    • “Phonics: The Most Misunderstood Approach to Teaching Reading”
    • “Create Your Own Spelling program, One that Really Works!”
    • “The Mechanics of English Spelling”
    • “Accentuate the POSITIVE: Eliminate the negative; Don’t Mess with Mr. In-Between!”
  • MACHE, (MN Association of Christian Home Educators) April 18-19, 2008, Duluth, Minnesota
    • “Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The Negative, Don’t Mess With Mr. In-Between!”
    • ”I Think My Child Might Be a Dyslexic. Does It Matter?
  • LINK Conference- April25-27, 2008, Agoura Hills, CA “Featured Speaker”
    • “The Mechanics of English Spelling”
    • “Phonics: Most Misunderstood Approach to Teaching Reading”
  • INCH, (Information Network for Christian Homes) – May 2 & 3, 2008, Lansing, Michigan
    • “Using Humor to Teach Reading Comprehension”
    • “I Think Mt Child Might Be Dyslexic. Does It Matter?”
  • FPEA (Florida Parent-Educator Association) - May 22-24, 2008, Orlando Florida
    • “I Think My Child Is Dyslexic, Does It Matter?”
  • Alaska Homeschooling Cruise- July 18 -25, 2008 Rhapsody of the Seas Learning Cruise
    • Workshops for parents and children

2007

  • Home-Schooling Works Book Fair, Farmington Hills, MI, March 17
    • “Accentuate the Positive. Eliminate the Negative, Don’t mess with Mr. In-Between”
  • Cincinnati Home School Convention, March 22-24
    • “I Think My Child Might Be Dyslexic. Does it Matter?“
    • “Using Humor to Teach Reading Comprehension”
    • “Sequential Spelling: Speech to Spelling and the Patterns of English Spelling”
    • “The Patterns of English Spelling”
    • “Speech to Spelling”
  • Minnesota Christian Home Educators, St. Paul, MN. April 13-14
    • “Phonics: The Most Misunderstood Approach to Teaching Reading”
    • “I Think MY Child Might be Dyslexic. Does It Matter?”
  • MACHE, Maryland Association. Of Christian Homes Educators, Frederick, MD, April 20-21
    • “Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative, Don’t Mess with Mr. In-Between”
    • “Speech to Spelling”
  • INCH Information Network for Christian Homes, Lansing, MI, May 4-5
    • English Spelling: the Simple, the Fancy, the Insane, the Tricky and the Scrunched Up
  • Arkansas HomeSchool Convention, Searcy, AR, May 18-19
    • The Patterns Of English Spelling
    • Phonics: The Most Misunderstood Approach to Teaching Reading
  • SETHA,, South East Texas Homeschooling Association, Houston, TX, June 8-9
    • English Spelling: The Simple, the Fancy, the Insane, the Tricky and the Scrunched Up
    • Accentuate the Positive. Eliminate the Negative, Don’t Mess with Mr. In-Between
  • Southeast Homeschool Expo, Atlanta, GA, Aug 3-4
    • I Think My Child Might Be Dyslexic. Does it Matter?
    • Using Humor to Teach Reading Comprehension

2006

  • MACHE, Minnesota Association of Christian Home Educators, St Paul, MN - April, 2006
    • English Spelling: The Simple, the Fancy, the Insane, the Tricky and the Scrunched Up
  • Coalition Of Adult Basic Education, Houston, TX - Apr, 2006
    • Breaking the Cycle of Adult Illiteracy
  • MTHEA, Middle Tennessee Home Educators Association, Nashville, TN - May, 2006
    • Spelling: Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Negative; Don’t Mess with Mr. In-Between
  • LINK, California Home School Conference, Los Angles, CA - June, 2006
    • Save Your Money! Don’t Waste it On Testing for Dyslexia
  • Landesverband Legasthenie, Cologne, Germany – April, 2002
    • Concepts of Sequential Spelling

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