Online Classes
If you are interested in registering for graduate level extension credits through the University of San Diego, please click here. Please note you must also register for the course through the Dyslexia Training Institute by clicking on the desired class below.
What is Dyslexia? An In-depth Look

In this four week course (20-30 hours) you will be introduced to the signs and symptoms of dyslexia and learn about many popular myths. You will be given the opportunity to go in-depth with the scientific research and evaluate the remediations supported by research. We will also discuss current accommodations available to children and adults with dyslexia. You will be given many opportunities to engage and discuss simulations.

Overview of the Orton-Gillingham Approach

This four week class (20-30 total hours) is based on the Orton-Gillingham (O-G) approach. You will learn about multisensory teaching/learning, terminology used in the O-G method and V/A/TK strategies, phonemes of the English language, the importance of clearly isolating each phoneme, be given an overview of the seven syllable types, using real and nonsense words, syllable division, and word patterns.

Reading Comprehension Strategies

In this four week course (20-30 hours) you will be introduced to several different research-based strategies that you can implement with your learner, student or child to improve reading comprehension and fluency. We will also take a look at vocabulary development in the context of reading comprehension.

Special Ed Law and Dyslexia

In this four week course (20-30 hours) participants will learn about the Individuals with Disabilities and Education Act (IDEA), IEPs, 504's, appropiate accomodation, letter-writing, receiving appropriate services and interventions, dispute process and resolution, as they all relate to a student with dyslexia.

Webinars
What is a webinar? A Webinar is a web-based seminar, that is a presentation, lecture, workshop or seminar transmitted over the Internet. Our webinars include live-streaming of the presenter and interactive conversation with the participants. All you need is a computer – no special technology required.
Introduction to Dyslexia

In this 2-hour webinar you will be introduced to the signs and symptoms of dyslexia and learn about many popular myths. We will cover the scientific research and discuss the remediations supported by research. We will also discuss current accommodations available to children and aduluts with dyslexia.

Advocacy: Know Your Rights - Special Ed Law & Dyslexia

This 90 minute webinar is now available for free! In conjunction with Learning Ally we are pleased to offer this webinar to help you learn the basics of Special Ed Law at it relates to dyslexia. This webinar will give you an overview of: Individuals with Disabilities and Education Act (IDEA), IEPs, 504′s, appropriate accommodations, letter writing, receiving appropriate services and interventions, dispute process and resolution — as they all relate to a student with dyslexia.

Using the Virtual Online Classroom

Using the virtual classroom is new to many participants. Our platform provided by iCohere is very user friendly, but realize you may have questions and want to see what the virtual classroom looks like. The two downloadable documents below will provide you answers to frequently asked questions and snapshot of the virtual classroom and how to navigate the primary functions.

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