Trident Academy announced today that its Orton-Gillingham Instruction program and its Training Program have been re-accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE). This re-accreditation keeps Trident Academy in stellar company among American schools that educate students with dyslexia; its academic program is one of 13 in the nation accredited by the AOGPE and its training program is one of nine in the nation to provide Orton-Gillingham instruction at the certified level to educators.
The academic program at Trident Academy provides small-group instruction to students with language-based learning differences such as dyslexia. Complementing the small-group instruction, the school’s LEAD program provides individualized Orton-Gillingham instruction that is structured, sequential, multi-sensory, and phonetic. Students have one LEAD class every day as part of their instruction.
Trident Academy also provides training in Orton-Gillingham to educators and parents. Participants learn the characteristics of the dyslexic learner, the pedagogical approach of Orton-Gillingham, and how to develop an individualized lesson plan. The next Associate-Level Course is scheduled to start on July 20 and will run through July 31.
The AOGPE is the authoritative source regarding the professional and ethical standards concerning Orton-Gillingham instruction. Earning accreditation through AOGPE further demonstrates an organization’s dedication to excellence in providing the gold standard of instruction to students with language-based learning differences.
To learn more about the Orton-Gillingham academic and training programs at Trident Academy, contact Janet Jones.