Dyslexia Training Program

The Dyslexia Training Program is a multi-sensory program of instruction that emphasizes phonics and is taught by a teacher/facilitator to classes of limited size using a number of teaching aids including video recordings, workbooks, writing frames, linkage paper, three-dimensional letters, flash cards, wall charts, dictionaries, and other items.

The primary program consists of 350 hours of classroom time which is conducted one [1] hour per day, five [5] days per week, excluding holidays. In order that the students may all be age-appropriate and comply with the elements of the disorder, we accept only those children who are in grades 4, 5, or 6; who have not yet attained the age of 13; who are free of other impending conditions; and who have a full-scale I.Q. of at least 90 as determined by the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 3rd Edition.

There is also a 160-hour program for youth older than the age of 13. This one-year program provides instruction for students in the 7th grade through 11th grade.  Each class is conducted by a teacher/facilitator who is certified to teach in Louisiana. The location of each class is hosted in various physical facilities, including Masonic Lodge buildings, churches, schools, or other specified entities.

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