ASDEC Webinar on Digital Therapy
Jennifer Appleton, QI Presents a two part series on digital Therapy training. Contact us at ASDEC if you are interested in watching the webinar and receiving the online materials. This outstanding training is available until April 15 at no cost.
Online conference for teachers, tutors, parents and advocates of dyslexic students featuring nationally known speakers such as ASDEC’s Marilyn Zecher who will present information on multisensory math and study skills. Registered attendees will gain access to the conference beginning April 17, access will remain open for 60 days and CEUs will be available.
Click here for information.
ASDEC is pleased to continue to offer online training programs:
Presented by Joy Jacques
Joy Jacques, CALT former director of ASDEC’s Summer Study Skills program presents a workshop on Multisensory Grammar Instruction. The presentation, designed for teachers, parents, academic therapists and other educators, presents multisensory methods for teaching the parts of speech and related basic grammar skills.
You may view the pre-recorded workshop (three and one-half hours) at any time during the course. You will have the opportunity to meet live online with the instructor on 4/23 from 7:30-9:00- p.m.., the session will be recorded if you are not able to attend.
You will also have the opportunity to post questions in a blog in the course page where you will interact with the instructor and other students.
April 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - May 01, 2020
- Color-Coded Cue Cards for parts of speech
- Structured, sequential, instruction using concrete, representational, and abstract activities
- Interactive games for groups and individuals
- Application of grammatical elements to improve sentence level writing
Multisensory Math 2 Online Spring - Registration now open. Available only to those who have completed MSM 1.
ASDEC SUMMER PROGRAMS: WE REMAIN COMMITTED TO SERVING YOUR CHILDREN IN OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS. IF NECCESARY WE WILL CONVERT INSTRUCTION TO DIGITAL FORMATS.
SUMMER PROGRAM FOR STUDENTS--One space available in Rockville and in Virginia
SUMMER COURSES FOR EDUCATORS! Become an Academic Therapist. Click here for information about training requirements and opportunities.
Why the Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center
Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center (ASDEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit training and advocacy center dedicated to preventing academic failure through evidence-based multisensory reading and math instruction. ASDEC is THE only training center in Maryland that is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and is endorsed by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). We provide support to to educators and school district leaders, deliver information and resources to families, and offer direct services to all learners from pre-school through adults to assure reading and math success.
Our staff includes Certified Academic Language Therapists, Psychologists, authors of research papers in peer-reviewed journals and textbook chapters on effective reading instruction.
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.
ASDEC is Accredited by:
We raise public awareness about the need to identify and remediate dyslexia and other learning differences with the most effective evidence-based multisensory techniques.
Based on close to two decades 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.
We provide phone consultations and conduct parent seminars and information sessions.
We provide referrals for students and adults who need intensive, individualized instruction.
We provide direct instructional services to children who are dyslexic or have other learning differences.
We provide classes to help adults who are dyslexic or have other learning differences.
ASDEC trains, certifies and supports Academic Therapists to deliver evidence-based multisensory instruction in reading, spelling, written language, mathematics, and study skills to students who are dyslexic or have other learning differences.
We train teachers to deliver effective multisensory educational strategies and we provide ongoing professional development to Academic Therapists, teachers and other educational leaders in evidence-based multisensory teaching strategies.