FSA, Productive Activities (PA)
THE BARTON READING & SPELLING SYSTEM 2023
|Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide, 1||The Barton Reading and Spelling System is an Orton-Gillingham-influenced, scientific-based, evidence-driven, multi-sensory, direct, explicit, structured, sequential, one-to-one tutoring system that addresses the condition of dyslexia through intense intervention. It was originally designed to be used in adult literacy programs, making it an appropriate tool for use with Bureau offenders who have been identified as having characteristics of the condition of dyslexia. It was designed with adults in mind because it is never too late to significantly improve the reading, spelling, and writing skills of individuals with dyslexia.
The Barton System is aligned with the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal guidelines for a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) as a 1:1 method of delivery. Following the MTSS Tier process (in which Tier 1 is instruction for all students, Tier 2 is explicit instruction for a small
|Program Delivery||To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, The Barton Reading and Spelling System must be delivered by trained Education staff.|