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.

July 8, 9, 10 and 11
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:00am-4:30pm
Friday, 9:30am-3:30pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2832
Materials fee $78 (includes required text.)
Registration Deadline: 7/1

Fall 2014

November 14, 15, 21, 22 and December 5
Friday, 4:45 – 9:15 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2,832
Materials fee $78 (includes required text)
Registration Deadline: 11/7