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.

Summer II 2015

July 21, 22, 29 and 30*
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
2 CEU $810 / 2 credits $2,888
Materials fee $78 (includes required text)
Registration Deadline: 7/14

*Summer section is held at Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn.