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.
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