DYSLEXIA THERAPY TRAINING

 

For Educators, Parents & Other Professionals

 

Presented by

Tara Chapman, M.S., AMS/EL, LDT, CALT-QI, and Co-Founder of The Written Word

 

Training Location

The Written Word

Center for Dyslexia and Learning

319 S. Naperville Road, Suite 100

Wheaton, IL 60187

Dyslexia Therapy Training | Take Flight | The Written Word

TAKE FLIGHT TRAINING COURSE

The Written Word Dyslexia Therapy Training (TWW-DTT) instructors offer teachers, parents, and administrators an opportunity to train in multisensory teaching, discovery, and mastery techniques to support students with dyslexia and related language-based learning differences.

 

Trainees will learn to implement an Orton-Gillingham based multisensory language therapy program called Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia. The Take Flight curriculum is written by the staff of the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas.  Take Flight is a curriculum that is evidence-based and backed by research, read Research Summary.

 

See “Top Reason To Train” and join the movement! Take Flight training is currently offered at independent training centers in the states of  Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin. Children in public and private school settings all over the United States are benefitting from instruction in Take Flight.

COURSE SCHEDULE

2020-2021

Registration is Closed

 INTRODUCTORY COURSE

“New Trainees – Name TBD”

(2020-2021)

 

 

DATES

  • July 6-10, 2020 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

  • July 13-17, 2020 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

  • Workshops:  10/10/20, 11/7/20, 1/9/21, 2/20/21, 5/1/21  (Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

 

[ Registration is Now Closed ]

 ADVANCED COURSE I

“Fantastic Four”

(2020-2021)

 

 

DATES

  • July 20-24, 2020 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

  • July 27-31, 2020 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

  • Workshops:  10/2/20, 11/6/20, 1/22/21, 2/26/21, 4/23/21 (8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)

 

[ Registration is Now Closed ]

#DyslexiaAwareness | T-Shirts | The Written Word

FOR QUESTIONS AND TO REGISTER

 

 

 

PLEASE SUBMIT FORM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

T-Shirt | Dyslexia Awareness | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning

INTRODUCTORY COURSE

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 weeks of training
  • 5 workshops throughout the year
  • 100 introductory course contact hours
  • 5 demonstration lessons
  • Practicum hours with student(s) which includes 700 contact hours over two years of training.
  • Additional assignments, book reports, and article summaries

ADVANCED COURSE

COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

  • Successful completion of the Introductory Course
  • 2 weeks of training
  • 5 workshops throughout the year
  • Continuation of practicum hours with student(s)
  • 100 advanced course contact hours
  • 5 demonstration lessons
  • Additional assignments, book reports, and article summaries
  • Final group project
  • Final paper

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree-official copy of a transcript is required
  • 3 References
  • Application for Introductory Course
  • A passion for working with children

TUITION FOR TRAINING COURSE

  • Introductory Course cost is $3,700* and includes all Take Flight curriculum materials.
  • Advanced Course is $2,500* and includes all Take Flight curriculum materials
  • Trainees that are self-pay have the option to remit tuiton through scheduled payments.

*Costs are subject to change.

Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning

THEY SAY

The Written Word

Center for Dyslexia and Learning

Dyslexia Therapy Training

  • Approved by TSRHC (Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children) to offer training in Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia.
  • Certification Opportunity-Enables teachers and therapists to become certified through ALTA (Academic Language Therapy Association) upon completion of the two-year course requirements.
  • The training program’s course content reflects the International Dyslexia Association’s (IDA) Knowledge of Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.
  • Opportunity for Graduate Level Credit:  Master of Education degree in Special Education or Reading through King’s College, PA.
  • MCA-MTT is accredited by IMSLEC (International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council) to train qualified applicants at the teaching and therapy level standards.
The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning

MEET THE INSTRUCTOR

Tara Chapman | The Written Word Dyslexia and Learning
Tara J. Chapman - Co-Founder, M.S., AMS/EL, LDT, CALT-QI

Tara has been teaching students in both public and private settings for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education, a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction-Reading, and an American Montessori Society Elementary I Credential.

 

Tara is a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), and a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist (LDT) in Texas. Tara earned her Qualified Instructor (QI) professional credential at McKinney Christian Academy’s Multisensory Teacher Training Center in Texas.

COURSE SCHEDULE

2019-2020

 INTRODUCTORY COURSE I

“Fantastic Four”

2019-2020

 

DATES

  • July 15-19, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • July 22-26, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Workshops:  10/5/19, 11/2/19, 1/11/20, 2/1/20, 4/18/20

 ADVANCED COURSE I

“Wheaton Warriors”

2019-2020

 

DATES

  • May 20-25, 2019 (Monday through Saturday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • May 28-31, 2019 (Tuesday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Workshops:  10/4/19, 11/1/19, 1/10/20, 2/7/20, 5/8/20

 ADVANCED COURSE II

“Plainfield Pilots”

2019-2020

 

DATES

  • June 3-7, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • June 10-14, 2019 (Monday through Friday)

Classes meet 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Workshops:  9/27/19, 11/15/19, 1/24/20, 2/21/20, 4/17/20
Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning
Learning Loft | Meeting | The Written Word
Academic Language Therapist Training | Take Flight | The Written Word Center for Dyslexia and Learning

STEP BY STEP: GETTING STARTED

Interested in Dyslexia Therapy Training? This is how you get started.

  • STEP 1: COMPLETE OUR APPLICATION

    Submit your application for the Introductory Course

  • STEP 2: PROVIDE LETTERS OF REFERENCE

    Submit 3 completed reference forms

  • STEP 3: SUBMIT TRANSCRIPTS

    Submit an official copy of your college transcript(s)

  • STEP 4: CONFIRMATION & PAYMENT

    You will receive confirmation of your acceptance into the training program via email with instructions on how to pay the training fees.

For Questions and to Register