Dyslexia Therapy Training Courses

Introductory  Level Course
Summer  10 Day Intensive Training
(Required  for both Teaching and Therapy Levels)


Multisensory Teaching of Reading, Writing, Spelling, with Sounds In Syllables

  • Theory and practical application of multisensory instruction techniques for the remediation of reading, writing, and spelling problems in dyslexic children and adults.  Emphasis will be on strategies for working with bright, yet severely disabled readers.

  • The foundations of the English language for reading and spelling.  Basic phonology (sounds, symbols, syllables, suffixes, prefixes, rules, etc.) as well as the linguistic and morphologic components of written English will be studied

  • Characteristics of specific developmental dyslexia

  • Diagnostic profiles - comparing and contrasting dyslexia with other learning disability, communication disorder, and slow learner patters

  • Phonologic and  Orthographic Processing - their roles in learning to read and spell

  • Multisensory Linkage procedures for new introductions and reviews

  • Teaching phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding, fluency, spelling, and comprehension through an integrated, multisensory curriculum

  • Practice teaching (with each other), following carefully structured lesson plans.

  • Upon completion of this course, participants will have the skills to begin implementing Sounds In Syllables instruction with dyslexic students

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Dates: June 5 - 16, 2017  in Albuquerque. 

Tuition$900 - includes materials



Call 505-881-0026 for information about this course, or to schedule one on your site.



Intermediate (Teaching) Level Course
Fall and Spring, 

A continuation of the theories and application of structured, multisensory language teaching.  Emphasis is on perfecting skills in using S.I.S. strategies to teach students with reading and spelling disability. Participants begin teaching a student daily (at their own site) and continue throughout the year under supervision of the Instructor (using videos). Classes meet one Saturday per month and provide the background, guidance and specific techniques necessary to implement this approach.
Tuition:  $500 per semester


Advanced (Therapy) Level Course
Fall and Spring,  of the second year

Participants continue to work with their first demonstration student and add a second and third situation when appropriate.  Monthly classes cover the advanced phonic, linguistic and morphologic rules and generalizations which govern the language, as well as dyslexia research, special problems, neuroplasticity, and other issues pertaining to dyslexia remediation.
Tuition:  $500 per semester


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Workshops

Workshops are held at our site or yours and are scheduled as requested.

1. The Structure of the English Language for Reading and Spelling - This course presents the foundations of the English language for reading and spelling.  Basic phonology (sounds, symbols, syllables, suffixes, prefixes, rules, etc.) as well as the linguistic and morphologic components of written English will be studied.  This is information every teacher of reading should have.  One to three days.
Dates:  to be determined.