The Essential Orton-Gillingham

Focus on: Grades 1 - 6
Course Number: SPED585N

The Orton-Gillingham method of teaching decoding, spelling, and handwriting is a multisensory approach that has been used successfully with children who experience difficulty learning these skills. This course trains you in the Orton-Gillingham techniques and translates high-interest comprehension activities into literacy programs. Required text: Preventing Academic Failure, by Phyllis Bertin and Eileen Perlman (Monroe Associates Publishers).

The course addresses NY State English Language Arts Standards 1 and 4.

Spring 2015

May 1, 2 and 15, 16*
(asynchronous online work also required between 05/16 and 05/27)
Fridays, 4:45 – 9:15 pm
Saturdays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2,708
Materials fee $78 (includes required text.)
Registration Deadline: 4/24

*The Spring course will not allow sufficient time for matriculated students to complete coursework before May graduation deadlines.