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DuBard School for Language Disorders

DuBard Association Method® Basic Course

 

The DuBard Association Method® is a structured, phonetic, scientifically based, multisensory teaching-learning strategy that is Orton-Gillingham based in content and principles of instruction. This structured literacy approach conforms to the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards. 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 disabilities
  • 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 State Standards

Suggested Participants

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

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. Contact the DuBard School to learn more.

To receive credit, individuals will be required to attend the course, meet competency requirements, and complete a project. The University of Southern Mississippi offers 4.5 hours of CEU credit or graduate credit for this course. See the brochure and registration form for details.

September 17-19 & Oct. 8-10, 2019

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June 15-19, 2020

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CEUs & Pricing Information

4.5 Educator CEUs
4.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area) 
30 ALTA credits

$975 // Registration
$1000 // Late Registration (After Sept. 4 or June 3, 2019)
$600 plus tuition // Academic Credit

 

Course Instructors

Course Director Missy Schraeder*, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, CALT-QI, CERI-SLDS Director, DuBard School 
Speech-Language Pathologist
DuBard School Staff   Daphne S. Cornett*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT-QI Speech-Language Pathologist
Misha Lee*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT Speech-Language Pathologist
Patricia Martin*, Ed.S., CCC-SLP, CALT Assistant Director, Speech-Language Pathologist 
Alison Webster*, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALT, CERI, SLDS Professional Development Coordinator
Speech-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.

For more information concerning the DuBard Association Method®, email Alison.Webster@usm.edu

 This course is offered for 4.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

 

*Disclosure Statements:

Dr. Missy Schraeder is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist, Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor, and Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist. She has presented at national conferences in the areas of oral and written language disorders/dyslexia, multisensory instruction, and apraxia of speech. Dr. Schraeder is employed as Director, 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 relationships exist.

Mrs. Patricia Martin is a nationally-certified speech-language pathologist and Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor.  She holds licensure from the Mississippi Department of Education in the areas of speech–language, mild to moderate disabilities K-12, elementary education K-8, hearing disability K-12, and administration. 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. Alison Webster is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist, Certified Academic Language Therapist, and a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist.  She holds Mississippi licensure in Speech-Language Pathology and an endorsement in Mild to Moderate Disabilities in Special Education.  Mrs. Webster is employed as professional development coordinator, DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in salaried duties. No other non-financial relationships exist.

Mrs. Daphne Cornett is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist and Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor.  She holds licensure from the Mississippi Department of Education in the areas of speech–language pathology, mild to moderate disabilities K-12, elementary education K-8, and hearing disability K-12.  She has served as a speaker at parent and professional organizations at local, state, and national levels, as well as conducted number in-service programs and teacher workshops. Daphne Cornett is employed as a consultant with the DuBard School for Language Disorders; course development and presentations are included in job responsibilities.  She is a co-author of DuBard Association Method® therapy materials and receives royalty payments.  No other non-financial relationship exists.  

Mrs. Misha Lee is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist and Certified Academic Language Therapist and Qualified Instructor.  She holds licensure from the Mississippi Department of Education in the areas of speech–language pathology, mild to moderate disabilities K-12, elementary education K-8, and hearing disability K-12. 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.

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DuBard School for Language Disorders
118 College Dr. #5215
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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Phone
601.266.5223