Take Flight is a dyslexia intervention program accredited through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). It is designed for individuals interested in working with those who have dyslexia or related language disabilities. Therapists-in-training will receive thorough instruction in evidence based multi-sensory teaching techniques, lesson planning, and progress monitoring. Take Flight incorporates the five pillars of reading for the purpose of providing empirically based, multi-sensory, systematic, synthetic, direct, and cumulative reading instruction and intervention.

This certification requires a bachelors degree from an accredited 4 year institution. Therapists- in-training will experience two years of in-depth training that includes extensive practicum experience, in-person classroom instructional hours, and clinical teaching hours. Upon licensure and certification as a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT), CALTS can effectively provide services that emphasize reading in the areas of decoding, fluency, and comprehension, spelling, letter formation, and written expression.

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Information is from the following sites:

Dyslexia Educator Center. (2017). Retrieved November 02, 2018, from https://scottishritehospital.org/Research-And-education/Education/Dyslexia-Educator-Center

Learning Therapy Specialization. (2018). Retrieved November 02, 2018, from https://www.smu.edu/simmons/Academics/TeacherEducation/GraduateSpecializations/LearningTherapy