Master of Dyslexia Therapy (MDT)

Master of Dyslexia Therapy

The purpose of the Master of Dyslexia Therapy (MDT) program is to train candidates in research based Orton-Gillingham methodology to deliver comprehensive dyslexia therapy to students with dyslexia and related disorders. Upon completion of the program, the candidate will have met the requirements for attaining Ohio endorsement and license as a dyslexia specialist. Candidates who successfully complete the program will also be eligible to sit for the Academic Language Specialist Association (ALTA) examination for the opportunity to gain national certification as a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT). The Walsh University Master of Dyslexia Therapy program is accredited through the International Multisensory Structured Language Association Council (IMSLEC) and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). The program is designed to be in compliance with the 2021 Ohio Dyslexia Law (HB 436, 2021).