Walsh University Offers Dyslexia Certification Course this July


School News

June 3, 2019

Become Certified through the Academic Language Therapy Association

Registration Deadline June 15

Walsh University and Neuhaus Education Center will offer a Dyslexia Certification Course this summer from July 15-19 and 22-26, on the campus of Walsh University, GLC Room 202, North Canton, Ohio. Registration deadline is June 15. Course provides up to six graduate credits available through Walsh University.

This structured literacy course leads to practitioner certification for teachers and therapists working with individuals with dyslexia and other related disorders. Instructors will be Rebecca Tolson, M.Ed., CALT-QI and Jennifer LaHaie, M.Ed., CALT will instruct participants on how to plan, deliver, and measure instruction in phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, oral language, comprehension and composition for students with dyslexia and related disorders. More information available, Basic Language Skills Orientation visit

Housing is available through Walsh University by contacting Jackie Manser at or 330-490-7117. Cost for summer 2019 is $2,600; total cost is $3,235 (includes future course offerings and all materials). To register, contact Rebecca Tolson to schedule an interview at or phone at 330-705-6342.  Only 12 spots are available; course pending minimum registration of 10 participants. In addition, students will also have the opportunity earn up to six Walsh credit hours through the creation of two courses that align with the training.  The cost will be $300/credit hour for those interested.

Course Description: Structured literacy course from Neuhaus Education Center:

  • Basic Language Skills- Introduction (12 days)
  • Reading Readiness (1 day, online)
  • Developing Metacognitive Strategies (2 days)
  • Multisensory Grammar (1 day)
  • 85 hours of intensive supervised practicum