- Course NumberSPED585N
- Focus OnGrades 1 - 6
- CategoryChildhood / Elementary School, Middle School / Early Adolescence, Online
Registration Options and Cost$830 24.0 CTLE or 2.4 CEU
$3,420 2.0 Credits
$110 Materials fee
The Essential Orton-Gillingham
Section 1:Date(s)Online October 22, 24, 29 and November 5, 7, 12, 14*
*3 hours of asynchronous work requiredDay and TimeSundays and Fridays, 6:30 PM–9:30 PM ETRegistration DeadlineOct 15, 2021
Virginia O'Hare Perrin
is the Director of Outreach at the Mary McDowell Friends School in Brooklyn, NY, an elementary school for children with learning disabilities. In addition, she has an extensive private tutoring practice using multi-sensory methodologies. Ms. O’Hare has an MSEd in Special Education from Bank Street College and a BA in Child Psychology and Education from Swarthmore College.
"This course was eye-opening, well organized, and fantastic! I am glad that I took it after a few years out in the field because I was able to use my experiences to make connections with material." -Adriana R., Teacher, 5 years in the field
"A completely practical and digestable approach to teaching reading skills to children of all ages focusing on decoding, handwriting and spelling. I learned specific ways to go about teaching using this program."
"I really enjoyed this course. I found it brought the class content to life and made me feel more comfortable and confident to teach the material.-Special Ed Teacher, 5 years in the field.
"I now have tools and resources to use to support students who have not responded to other reading methods."
—12 years in the field
"I am impressed by this course. It packed in a lot of information into the time. I’ve come away with a lot of new info and skills."
—NYC DOE Special Ed Teacher, 11 years in the field