Qualified individuals reside in West Michigan, have a bachelor’s degree (does not have to be in reading or Education) and has the understanding that all learners have different strengths and weaknesses which does not have to limit their opportunities for success. As a non-profit community service organization, we help students experience success — often for the first time — in their effort to read, write and spell.
Our initial training is a 32-hour course is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and includes an overview of language-based learning disabilities, brain research and processes related to language development, as well as the Orton-Gillingham approach to successfully teaching reading, writing and spelling.
Lecture, lesson demonstrations and hands-on practice include phonological awareness activities, multisensory techniques, structured language patterns and rules based on the English Language and the Orton-Gillingham approach.
Cost Including Material: $220 Or NO FEE in lieu of 50 hours tutoring as a volunteer for SLD Center (including an internship with a Master Tutor)
How to Help:
An interview is required before course registration. Visit our website for more information or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.