ASDEC faculty teach a series of courses at our Rockville location that prepare individuals for certification as Academic Therapists. These courses are also open to teachers, parents, and other educators who are interested in learning the most effective multisensory strategies for teaching reading and math. We provide graduate credits through Trinity University Washington that can be used for teacher certification, salary increments, or for re-certification/seat hours, where applicable
Announcements: NEW COURSE
Early Reading and Screening Course integrates Multisensory and Montessori methods proven to PREVENT reading failure. Next Coourse:
March 30-31 and April 6-7 , 2019 in Rockvile. Registration opens soon. Trinity Graduate Credit will be available for an extra fee.
Instructor: Dr. Anthony Henley
Course Description: Evidence-based methods to help students improve executive functioning, test-taking skills, and comprehension. Instruction is based primarily on the SKORE method developed by Claire Nissenbaum, a Fellow of the Orton-Gillingham Academy and Founder of ASDEC. Participants will also learn to provide students with an overview of phonics and general study skills. In addition, they will learn how to boost test-taking skills that emphasize understanding directions and identifying key words.
Study Skills is one of four required courses for Academic Therapy (AT) Certification. Participants may begin their AT training with this course.
Next Class: February 2 - April 13, 2019 with four onsite sessions in our Rockville .
Instructor: Merida Hurkett. CALT
Course Description: ASDEC faculty introduce students to the higher linguistic concepts taught from level 2 through level 4 of Sounds in Syllables by Sandra Dillon. In addition to learning these concepts, the student will demonstrate multisensory instructional methods for teaching these concepts to their students.
June 17-28, 2019 Monday-Friday from 9:00-4:30
Language 1 Sounds In Syllables: VIRGINIA -- From 9:00-4:00 on April 28, 2019, May 5, 2019, June 19, 20, 21 and June 24-28
Registration opens soon
Neuro-Psychology of Learning DifferencesThis hybrid onsite and online course offers full, up-to-the-minute research findings in the brain functions underlying learning, with emphasis on language-learning. Students will learn about the history of psychology, brain structure, brain development, and neurological anomalies that produce learning differences.
We provide graduate credits from Trinity University Washington that can be used for teacher certification, salary increments, or for re-certification/seat hours, where applicable. You must submit registration no later than the first day of the class. To register,contact us at email@example.com
ONSITE SESSIONS IN ROCKVILLE:
When: Sundays 9/16, 9/30 10/14, and 10/28
Where: 22 West Jefferson Street, Rockville, MD
Tuesdays, 9/25,10/9, 10/23 and 11/6 from 7:30-9:00 p.m.