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Orton-Gillingham Teacher Training

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Advanced Canadian accreditation is now available in the Orton-Gillingham Approach through The Canadian Dyslexia Society, Inc. In convenient one-day seminars, trainees will learn how to apply this approach and why it is considered the most effective remediation for students with dyslexia.

The course focuses on evidence-based remediation for students with dyslexia using a structured, systematic approach that motivates and encourages pupils to improve their reading and writing skills.

Orton-Gillingham: Practical Linguistics©, Part 1 - New Dates

Who can attend: Educators, parents, professionals involved in education


Length of course: 40 hours delivered in 5 full-day seminars


Saturdays, 2015 Spring/Summer
Dates: March 7, March 28, April 25, May 23 and June 6th, 2015
Location: Claremont School, C-1, 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto M4K 1N6
Cost: $850, 10% discount for groups of 4+

Orton-Gillingham: Practical Linguistics©, Part 2 - New Dates

Who can attend: Educators, parents, professionals involved in education
Length of course: 40 hours course work delivered in 5 full-day seminars 
Saturdays, Fall/Winter 2014/2015
Dates: Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Dec 6, 2014, Jan. 24, and Feb. 21st, 2015
Location: Claremont School, C-1, 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto M4K 1N6
Cost: $850, 10% discount for groups of 4+

Part 1 & 2 $1700 

Summer Institute 2015 - To Be Arranged

Orton-Gillingham: Practical Linguistics©: Part 3

This course focusses on morphology, linguistics, expository and narrative writing, syntax and grammar, vocabulary acquisition, language across the curriculum, particularly mathematics. Assessment and therapy options for a range of learning disabilities will be addressed, emphasizing the distinctions between them.

Who can attend: Teachers, O-G Practitioners, Speech-Language Pathologists
Length of course: 60-hour course work delivered in 8 full-day seminars
Dates: Summer Institute dates to be arranged
Location: Claremont School, C-1, 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto M4K 1N6
Cost: $850, 10% discount for groups of 4+

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CERTIFICATION

Orton-Gillingham Teacher Certificate issued by The Canadian Dyslexia Society (CDS) on completion of Parts 1 and 2, assignments, 100-hour practicum and readings.

Certificate in Practical Linguistics Therapy© issued by The Canadian Dyslexia Society (CDS) on completion of Parts 1, 2, & 3, and additional 3-day seminar; 300-hour practicum, assignments and readings.

Orton-Gillingham Teaching Certificate (CDS) training exceeds Associate Level Training required by The Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.  All trainees may apply to the Academy for Associate Level Membership, but reading requirements may differ. See www.ortonacademy.org for further course and reading guidelines.

Practicum Payment Options

 

PREREQUISITES

Part 1 is a prerequisite for Part 2

Part 2 is a prerequisite for Part 3

All courses are open to parents, educators, administrators and therapists

Certification requires university degree or equivalent


REGISTRATION

If you wish to register please download, print, and fill in the correct registration form below:

Click here to download the Registration Form for Orton-Gillingham: Practical Linguistics© Certificate Course

Payment can be completed by Paypal or mailed in with your registration form. Cheques/money orders must state your name and session for which you are registering.

Please click the "Pay Now" button below to complete payment online (registration form must be mailed):

Class Options

*Group Discounts: Please contact the Claremont School directly at 416-778-6336 to register. 

Location: 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, M4K 1N6
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Instructor: Evelyn Reiss B.Sc, B.Ed., M.A., OCT
Fellow/Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators

 

Claremont School is expanding!

Applications are invited for dedicated, well-qualified teachers who have a deep understanding of dyslexia and are passionate about helping this student community. Please send your resume to: The Principal, The Claremont School, C-1, 310 Danforth Avenue, Toronto, ON M4K 1N6 or e-mail us

Please Consider Donating

to The Claremont Dyslexia Foundation, a not-for-profit foundation providing bursaries and grants for students with dyslexia.

Call 416-778-6336 or email us for more information.



Dyslexia

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Important Dates

OCT
25

25/10/2014
Practical Linguistics: Orton-Gillingham II Day 1

OCT
27

27/10/2014
Mid-Term Break

NOV
5

05/11/2014 18:00 - 19:00
Speaker Series and Open House: Anxiety and Dyslexia

NOV
14

14/11/2014
P.A. Day

DEC
5

05/12/2014
P.A. Day