DuBard Association Method® Basic Course

COURSE DATES

June 15-19, 2015
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September 22 - 24 and
October 13 - 15, 2015
(two part course)

 

The DuBard Association Method® is a structured, phonetic, multisensory teaching-learning strategy that is Orton-Gillingham based in content and principles of instruction. By educating yourself in this unique method, you are equipping yourself with the tools needed to assist individuals with language disorders, including the written language disorder of dyslexia.

Topics Covered

  • The principles of the DuBard Association Method® as appropriate for K-2, and individuals with communication disorders, dyslexia/learning
  • Developmental stages of auditory and visual development
  • The Northampton phonetic symbol system for teaching sound-symbol relationships, multiple spellings of sounds, long and short vowels
  • Oral and written language skill development
  • Relationship of the DuBard Association Method® to Common Core State Standards

Suggested Participants

  • Kindergarten - second grade genearl education teachers
  • Learning disabilities teachers
  • Special educators
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Dyslexia therapists

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Individuals who wish to enroll on an academic credit basis must be admitted/readmitted to The University of Southern Mississippi before the registration process may be completed. More complete information on the credit option may be obtained through,

The University of Southern Mississippi
Office of Professional Development & Educational Outreach
118 College Drive #5136
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-4186

To receive credit, individuals will be required to attend the course, meet competency requirements, and complete a project. The University of Southern Mississippi offers 4.0 hours of CEU credit or graduate credit for this course. See the brochure and registration form for details.

Course Instructors

Course DirectorMaureen K. Martin*, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, CED, CALT, QI

Director, DuBard School 
Speech-Language Pathologist
Teacher of the Deaf
DuBard School Staff  Daphne S. Cornett*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT, QISpeech-Language Pathologist
Misha Lee*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALTSpeech-Language Pathologist
Patricia Martin*, Ed.S., CCC-SLP, CALTAssistant Director, Speech-Language Pathologist 
Kay Roseberry*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT, QI Speech-Language Pathologist
Michele L. Schraeder*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT, QIProfessional Development CoordinatorSpeech-Language Pathologist

 

DuBard School Accreditation

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The DuBard Association Method® training course of the DuBard School for Language Disorders at the The University of Southern Mississippi holds accredited status from the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) for its instructional programs at the teaching, trainer of teaching, therapy, and trainer of therapy levels.

IMSLEC is a nonprofit corporation formed in 1995 to accredit organizations that offer programs to prepare specialists in multisensory structured language programs. Click this IMSLEC link for more information.

The USM DuBard School for Language Disorders is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.

See various course information for the number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures. Click this link for additional ASHA information.

For more information concerning the DuBard Association Method®, email missy.schaeder@usm.edu

*Disclosure Statements:
Dr. Martin is employed as director, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties.  She is author of a textbook used in training and a co-author of DuBard Association Method therapy materials and receives royalty payments.  No other non-financial relationship exists.  

Mrs. Martin is employed as assistant director, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. No other non-financial relationship exists.

Mrs. Schraeder is employed as professional development coordinator, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. No other non-financial relationship exists.

Mrs. Cornett is employed as a speech-language pathologist, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. She is a co-author of DuBard Association Method therapy materials and receives royalty payments. No other non-financial relationship exists.  

Mrs. Lee is employed as a speech-language pathologist, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. No other non-financial relationship exists.

Mrs. Roseberry is employed as a speech-language pathologist, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. No other non-financial relationship exists.