Orton-Gillingham Training

Courses in multi-sensory education for teachers and tutors who wish to work with dyslexic students.

2017 REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

30
May
2017

05-30-2017 8:00 am - 06-09-2017 4:30 pm
Greengate School
Greengate School
2800 Poplar Avenue NW, Unit B Huntsville, AL 35816 United States
$1,400.00

Associate Level Training Course

The Associate Level training is a more intensive, 60 to 70 hour two-week course.  It is designed for teachers and professionals who intend to work with students in small group remediation or in one-on-one tutorials. It is also appropriate for general education teachers who would like more complete understanding of the structure of language and multisensory instruction techniques for whole class teaching.   

 Course Topics include:

  • All Classroom Educator topics 
  • Additional practice in lesson planning and delivery 
  • Structure and History of the English Language
  • An introduction to Advanced Decoding and Morphology 
  • Formal Assessment
  • Neurological basis of dyslexia
  • Dyslexia, ADHD, and related challenges
  • Information about the practicum mentoring program  

Prerequisites: 

Bachelor’s Degree 

Audience:

Dyslexia tutors, all interested educators, speech language therapists, and professionals

$1,400.00
30
May
2017

05-30-2017 8:00 am - 06-09-2017 4:30 pm
Greengate School
Greengate School
2800 Poplar Avenue NW, Unit B Huntsville, AL 35816 United States
$125.00

Specifically for those who have taken the full two-week Associate Level course in the past few years.

Auditor may choose to attend week 1, week 2, or both for the same fee, but must plan to attend chosen week(s) in full.

Registration fee includes an updated copy of the resource binder.

Additional books and materials are available for purchase by contacting our business office.

$125.00
26
Jun
2017

06-26-2017 8:00 am - 06-30-2017 4:30 pm
Greengate School
Greengate School
2800 Poplar Avenue NW, Unit B Huntsville, AL 35816 United States
$800.00

Strategies and Practice for Classroom Educators

This 30-hour, one week course prepares general education classroom teachers in elementary grades for implementing structured, multi-sensory teaching principles and strategies in small group intervention and whole group reading instruction. It provides essential background knowledge that teachers need to support effective use of dyslexia-specific programs and meet the needs of their struggling readers. 

Course Topics include:

  • The nature of dyslexia and reading problems
  • Normal Language Development
  • Principles of multi-sensory instruction
  • Alphabetic Principle 
  • Phonology and phonological awareness
  • Spelling instruction
  • Fluency  
  • Syllable types and division patterns 
  • Introduction to lesson planning for whole and small groups
  • Handwriting 
  • Adaptation of strategies for the classroom
  • Informal Assessment
  • Information about the practicum mentoring program

Prerequisites: 

Bachelor’s Degree in education

Audience:

General classroom teachers, special education teachers, reading coaches and specialists, interested administrators

$800.00