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About Dr. Dunson



Dr. Walter E. Dunson is an academic language therapist who has more than twenty years of experience working with students with dyslexia and other language-based learning differences in one-on-one and small group tutorials. He is recognized for his knowledge of learning disabilities, dyslexia, and English phonology and morphology.

Dr. Dunson received extensive Orton-Gillingham training and was mentored through a 2760-hour practicum by a founding Fellow in the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.  Further, he has received additional training in: Lindamood-Bell’s Phoneme Sequencing Program for Reading, Spelling, and Speech; Visualizing and Verbalizing Program of Concept Imagery for Comprehension and Thinking; Seeing Stars Program of Symbol Imagery for Sight Words, Reading, Phonemic Awareness, and Spelling; and Dr. Jane Fell Greene’s Language! Program, a curriculum for at-risk and ESL students in grades K-12 and includes components for writing, spelling, reading, grammar, and vocabulary.

Dr. Dunson is a dyslexia researcher, former member of the Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association (Houston Branch), and the author of four books:  School Success for Students with Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties, The English Code:  A Forensic Approach to Mastering the Language, The English Code:  Student’s Manual, and The English Code:  Grammar Directory.

Dr. Dunson is a member of the Weinfeld Education Group, LLC, a team of multidisciplinary experts, based in Maryland, who specialize in special needs advocacy, assessment, training, and related student services.


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