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Dyslexia Resource Trust

Dyslexia Training Classes

The DRT’s Orton-Gillingham training program is structured for parents, individuals and educators. The courses and classes are designed for those interested in increasing their knowledge of the Orton-Gillingham approach. Please note that certain classes have prerequisites. Please contact the DRT office for more information or with questions about group discounts.


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An Introduction to Psychoeducational Testing class will provide an introduction to testing instruments such as the WISC -V and various achievement test.

History of the Language / Morphology illuminates the growth of English from a Germanic language to the language of the world. The course will discuss the instruction of Anglo-Saxon affixes along with basic Latin roots and affixes.

Formerly known as Teacher Training II, the focus of Interpreting Psychoeducational Testing class is to gain a better understanding of psychological testing and how to use that knowledge to write a student profile and guide teachers/tutors in the planning of O-G lessons.

Formerly known as Teacher Training I, the Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Class is a comprehensive, nine month class. The class advances the understanding of specific procedures of the O-G Approach and the underlying principles in teaching reading, spelling and vocabulary.

Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Course (Morning)

September 5, 2018 -

September 2018 - May 2019

Formerly known as Teacher Training I, the Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Class is a comprehensive, nine month class. The class advances the understanding of specific procedures of the O-G Approach and the underlying principles in teaching reading, spelling and vocabulary.

The Orton-Gillingham Practicum is required for individuals seeking certification with Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practitioners and Educators.

The Orton-Gillingham Practicum is required for individuals seeking certification with Orton-Gillingham Academy of Practitioners and Educators.

This course is a private class for educators at Thomasville Heights Elementary School only. Although there is no fee for individuals associated with Thomasville Heights to participate, we do need you to register for the course here. You will not be cha…

This course is a private class for educators at Westside Atlanta Charter School only. Although there is no fee for individuals from this school to participate, we do need you to register for the course here. You will not be charged.

For dyslexic students as well as students who don’t have language struggles, writing can be a daunting task. This class will focus on how to help students become more confident with the writing process by learning how to generate ideas, build descriptive sentences, develop topic sentences, and construct cohesive paragraphs.