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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ASDEC Professional Development

Multisensory Math 1 Online
January 16- March 19, 2016
You must become an ASDEC member to register. Join here.

Study Skills & Learning Strategies
Evidence-based methods to help students improve executive functioning, test-taking skills, and comprehension. Next online course is January 23, 2016.

ASDEC Academic Therapists

ASDEC provides the only Orton-Gillingham Based Structured Language program endorsed by the International Dyslexia Association in the DC region

ASDEC Therapists have limited openings for the start of the school year. Contact us for information about finding an Academic Therapist in your area.

Interested in becoming an Academic Therapist/Reading Specialist at the Therapy Level? Join us on January 9, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. for an information meeting. 

ASDEC Services

Based on over 10 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.

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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.

Even a small donation can make a world of difference to a child.

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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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