Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center

The Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).

Established in 2000, ASDEC's foundation is based on more than three decades of educational experience serving students with language-based learning disabilities. ASDEC's graduate-level training in structured multisensory language instruction enables teachers, tutors, parents and other educators to teach success to students with even the most severe learning disabilities.

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Summer 2017 Programs

Registration NOW OPEN!

Register soon as programs always sell out!

Winter online courses

Multisensory Math 1: We have added a course: march 25-May 27, 2017

Registration Now Open

Available only to those who have completed Math 1

Interested in Becoming an 

Academic Therapist?

Join ASDEC's growing team of Dyslexia Specialists:

Registration for Language 1 is now OPEN


Information Session on ASDEC's Academic Therapy Training will be held at ASDEC on 

January 24, 2017 at 10:00 am 


February 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Dolly Madison Library, VA

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Support ASDEC

Every day children and families struggle with the impact of dyslexia. Children suffer at school and question their abilities and intelligence, parents feel helpless, unable to help their children. You can make the difference by donating to ASDEC. Your support will help train a new generation of teachers and academic therapists specially attuned to these learning differences.

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ASDEC Services

 Based on over 15 years of experience teaching and training specialists in the field of Dyslexia education, ASDEC is in a unique position to assist parents with the complex array of services that exist in the Washington, DC area.

ASDEC also delivers direct services to students through our summer program for children aged 7-15 and through our Nationally Certified Academic Therapists who serve students of all ages including adults who struggle with reading and math.

ASDEC is accredited by the International Mulitsensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC), one of two organizations in the US to receive the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) endorsement for meeting teacher training standards in reading.

The IDA standards provide a comprehensive, research-supported documentation of what every teacher needs to know and be able to demonstrate, whether they are teaching students with dyslexia, other struggling readers, or the general student population.

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