September 16, 2014  

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DuBard Association Method® Basic Course Available in September, October

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The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi will host the DuBard Association Method® Basic Course Sept. 20-22 and Oct. 18-20 from 8 a.m.-3:45 p.m. on the Hattiesburg campus.

The course is open to teachers in general and special education kindergarten through second grade, teachers of individuals with learning disabilities, reading specialists and speech-language pathologists. The course is approved for four continuing education units (CEUs) for educators and speech-language pathologists. The course can be taken for three graduate hours of academic credit as well.

The course will cover the principles of the DuBard Association Method®, the Northampton phonetic symbol system, oral and written language skill development and the DuBard Association Method® as part of the school curriculum.

The information and strategies learned in the course will benefit children who may have severe oral and written language disorders and/or hearing loss, severe speech disorders, learning disabilities, dyslexia, and autism spectrum disorders, as well as typically developing children in kindergarten through second grade.

For more information or to register, call the Office of Professional Development by phone at 601.266.4186 or visit http://www.usm.edu/profdev_edoutreach/DUBARD.html.