There is also a book teaching reading skills to those with developmental delays.
It is a slower-paced progression with larger font, using only concrete words. It is more thoroughly described at another website. The course is called Anchors and Sails Intense. It is a three volume course, each volume costing $30
The videos of the course cover levels one and two of the basic method.
Level one is three 2-hour tapes .
Level two is four 2-hour tapes.
Many find the videos useful for preschooles, but also for older siblings who are reluctant readers but who like to watch TV, and for immigrants who need to be 'immersed' in English with demonstrations as the tapes can do.
Last I have a course to teach English-speaking children how to read French.
This is the SAME method as Anchors and Sails, but it of course uses French words, hints, poems, songs, memory devices. The French course is called
Ancres et Voiles
A parent or teacher needs to understand some French to administer the French course but all of the instructions are there and the child writes right in the workbook.
The cost of the 3 volumes of the French course is $30 each
The French course is called Ancres et Voiles
Its website is
FREE brochures are available for any or all of these courses. They explain the method in much greater detail. Simply send your street address for mailing to