Certificate in Dyslexia Interventionist
Fairfield University

Program Details

You can help children meet key benchmark reading proficiencies with the Certificate in Dyslexia Interventionist from Fairfield University. This online reading and literacy program prepares professionals to help those with dyslexia.

With this training, you can help children in grades 4 – 12 improve their reading and spelling deficiencies. All coursework aligns with the standards of the International Dyslexia Association and the International Literacy Association.

The online reading and literacy curriculum teaches the Wilson Reading System, a multisensory structured language reading program. Outcomes of this certificate program include understanding the following:

  • Instructional adaptations for different cognitive skill deficits
  • Specific procedures to teach language concepts
  • Use of multisensory instruction
  • Strategies to teach sight words, comprehension, and vocabulary

% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Fairfield University is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent