Current Courses

Understanding is the first step...now learn how to teach students with dyslexia in the classroom. Take a look at our live classes and learn the evidence-based tips and techniques for supporting the 1 in 5 students with dyslexia in the classroom.

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Dyslexia in the General Ed Classroom

Chances are, if you have taught in a mainstream classroom, you have had a student with dyslexia. In this course, you will learn about dyslexia, what it is and what it is not.  You’ll learn to dispel common myths and gain a better understand of what a student with dyslexia looks like in the general ed classroom.

Who Should Take This Course:

General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Literacy Intervention staff, parents, advocates, and anyone else who may be in a position to support students with dyslexia.

Course Length: ~35 Minutes

Cost: FREE! 

 
 

Reading Fluency

Led by world renowned reading fluency expert Jan Hasbrouck, PhD, this course will familiarize teachers to a most critical element of literacy: reading fluency.  Through this course, you'll learn how to build reading fluency, spot trouble areas for students with dyslexia, and effectively remediate it in the classroom.

Who Should take this Course:

General education teachers, special education teachers, literacy intervention staff, parents, advocates, and anyone else who may be in a position to support students with dyslexia

Course Length: ~45 Minutes

Cost: $59

*If you teach in a Title 1 school or in high-need school district, you can apply here for a scholarship!

 

Serving Students with Dyslexia for School Psychologists

Led by Dr. Laurice Joseph, PhD, Program Chair of School Psychology at Ohio State University, this course will support school psychologists and IEP case managers to provide services to students with dyslexia and support the instructional staff in providing best practices tailored specifically to their needs. Through this course, you'll learn how about the elements of reading acquisition, what dyslexia is, how to assess and diagnose it, and how to support the IEP team to make a plan tailored to support students with reading difficulties.

Who Should take this Course:

School psychologists, IEP case managers, special education teachers, literacy intervention staff, parents, advocates, and anyone else who may be in a position to support students with dyslexia

Course Length: ~90 Minutes

Cost: $199

*If you teach in a Title 1 school or in high-need school district, you can apply here for a scholarship to subsidize the cost of the course!

 
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Structured Literacy (Overview of Orton-Gillingham)

Led by Orton-Gillingham master therapist/trainer and Margaret Byrd Rawson Lifetime Achievement Award winner Georgette Dickman MA, this course provides an overview of Orton-Gillingham, an evidence-based systematic, explicit, multisensory approach to phonics instruction. Created in the late 1800’s by Samuel T. Orton and Anna Gillingham, OG is an evidence-based approach that can teach all students to read and spell but is especially effective for the remediation of students struggling to read due to dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities.

Who Should take this Course:

General education teachers, special education teachers, literacy intervention staff, parents, advocates, and anyone else who may be in a position to support students with dyslexia

Course Length: ~90 Minutes

Cost: $99

*If you teach in a Title 1 school or in high-need school district, you can apply here to take this course for free!


 

Coming Soon...

 
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General Ed Accommodations for Students with Dyslexia

In this 30-minute course, you will become familiarized with various ways to support students with dyslexia in the general ed classroom. The topics cover accommodation options for all the areas of difficulty students with dyslexia can encounter in the classroom including math, writing, language arts. Launching winter 2017/2018 $59

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Early Screening, Assessment, and Identification

In this 30-minute course, you'll become familiarized with procedures for screening for dyslexia with your students and identifying students early so they can be provided with the appropriate early intervention to remediate their reading difficulties. Launching winter 2017/2018 $59

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Assistive Technology for Students with Dyslexia

In this 30-minute course, you'll become familiarized with current technology available to support students with dyslexia in the classroom. Launching winter 2017/2018 $59