ALTA - Academic Language Therapy Association
2016 ALTA Spring Conference

2016 ALTA Spring Conference
Pearls of Wisdom
Celebrate ALTA's 30th Anniversary — past, present, and future!
April 15-16, 2016

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ALTA Texas Chapter Workshop

ALTA Texas Chapter Workshop

Texas Regional Dyslexia Conference

Saturday, April 30

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6 Continuing Ed Hours for ALTA members
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Spring Newsletter

Spring 2016 Newsletter
Happy 30th Anniversary ALTA Colleagues! Read about ALTA's 30th Anniversary, Legislative Updates, Awards, Chapter Updates, the Proposed 2016-2018 Slate of Officers and Board of Directors, and More.
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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
February 15 (Monday) - May 3 (Tuesday)
Dyslexia Intervention Program Spring 2016

April 30 (Saturday)
On the Road to Success Regional Conference

April 30 (Saturday)
On the Road to Success; Regional Conference

April 30 (Saturday)
MACAR/Child Development

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A National Certifying Organization

ALTA - Who We Are
ALTA Mission Statement
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The Alliance for Accreditation and Certification of Dyslexia Specialists
ALTA is a national professional member organization dedicated to the remediation of written language skills.

ALTA certifies individuals trained in the remediation of written language skills.

ALTA requires that members maintain and expand expertise through tracking of continuing education credits (CEUs). ALTA members are also required to follow the organization's Code of Ethics.
The mission of ALTA is to establish, maintain, promote and strengthen standards to assure that the membership will perform quality professional services for students with dyslexia and related disorders. Certification as a Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) or a Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) is based on four very important components.
  • Coursework
  • Demonstration lessons
  • Supervised clinical experience
  • Successful completion of a national certification exam
The Alliance for Accreditation and Certification of Dyslexia Specialists exists to provide a united association of organizations concerned with the accreditation of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training courses and the certification of graduates of these courses. The Academic Language Therapy Association is a member of The Alliance.

Areas of ALTA that you may not know about

Directory of Certified Members

Members of the Academic Language Therapy Association have the opportunity to list their contact information for individuals seeking the expertise a Certified Academic Language Therapist or Certified Academic Language Practitioner.



ALTA Foundation

The ALTA Foundation is a 501(C)(3) non-profit entity established to accept donations and contributions that support ALTA's educational mission. The ALTA Foundation provides financial support to the Academic Language Therapy Association in an effort to educate professional Academic Language Therapists in the most current, research-based information.


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