This course covers a four-week or six-week period of intensive study. It offers training etiology and diagnosis of specific language disability (dyslexia) and provides training in the techniques designed for a preventive and/or remedial program for classroom use. These techniques were developed by Beth H. Slingerland as an adaptation of the multisensory approach originated by Dr. Samuel T. Orton and Anna Gillingham. They are based on upon sound neurological principles of learning. These techniques give the child tools needed to function successfully in all areas of language arts, whether reading, writing, spelling or speaking. Course objectives:
Number of Units: 6.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers interested in meeting the needs of students with specific language disability who struggle with reading, writing and spelling.
Instructors: All instructors are certified in the Slingerland Multisensory Structured Language Approach.
Number of Sessions: 4
These fees are for six (6) semester units of graduate level extension credit ONLY. Please refer to the Slingerland® Institute for Literacy website for all other course information, http://www.Slingerland.org.
Course Location: Stellar Academy for Dyslexics, Newark, CA
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation courses after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: June 5, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
Number of Sessions: 25
Course Location: Valley Christian Schools, San Jose, CA
Enrollment Open Through: June 6, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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