ALTA - Academic Language Therapy Association

A National Certifying Organization

ALTA - Who We Are
ALTA Mission Statement
Certification Process
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 or an Associate Academic Language Practitioner is based on four very important components.

  • Coursework
  • Demonstration lessons
  • Supervised clinical experience
  • Successful completion of a national certification exam
28th Annual ALTA Spring Conference

The Annual ALTA Spring Conference is in Richardson, Texas on Friday-Saturday, April 25-26, 2014.

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 and effort to educate professional Academic Language Therapists in the most current, research-based information.


ALTA on Facebook

ALTA maintains a Facebook page for members. Click here to view the ALTA Facebook page.








Upcoming Events
January 16 (Thursday) - May 14 (Wednesday)
Take Flight Training

March 16 (Sunday) - 16 (Monday)
WRS Advanced Word Study Steps 7-12 Practicum

April 25 (Friday) - 26 (Saturday)
28th Annual ALTA Conference

April 26 (Saturday)
TN IDA RISE Conference-Memphis

April 29 (Tuesday)
Dyslexia 101