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The Association of
Educational Therapists Presents

46th Annual Conference

November 1-3, 2024

Upcoming Events

19 Jul
3rd Friday - Book Discussion VSG
MOD_DPCALENDAR_UPCOMING_DATE 7/19/2024 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Current book: Neuroteach

Jan: ch. 12 - end


Next Book:  Is This Autism? AGuide for Clinicians and Everyone Else (green cover) by Henderson and Wayland

(tentative schedule below)

Feb--> no meeting

Mar ---> notes to reader, introduction, ch. 1 & ch. 2

Apr --> ch. 3 & 4

May --> ch. 5 & 6

June --> ch. 7 & 8

July --> part 2: ch. 9 & 10  

Aug --> authors will join us for a discussion and Q&A session

30 Jul


This webinar will begin with a summary of dyslexia and reading disorders before diving into the topic of Structured Literacy. After discussing the signs and symptoms of dyslexia and reading challenges, an overview of the Science of Reading and Structed Literacy will be provided, as well as a look at programs recommended by the International Dyslexia Association.  Lastly, a discussion will be held on how Structured Literacy methodologies can be applied within a clinical educational therapy setting.

Learning outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand the signs and symptoms of dyslexia
  • Gain foundational knowledge on Structured Literacy
  • Acquire ideas on how Structured Literacy methods can be incorporated into an educational therapy session


Liz Douge is a CERI Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist and a member of the International Dyslexia Association.  She is a Lecturer in the Department of Special Education at California State University, Northridge.  In addition, she is a trainer/facilitator in Structured Literacy for the AIM Institute for Learning and Research and is a member of her school district’s Literacy Taskforce.  Additionally, Liz is a Professional member of AET (ET/P) who provides clinical intervention to students with Autism, ADHD, Specific Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Executive Functioning challenges, and a variety of other learning differences.  For the past two years, she has co-chaired AET’s San Gabriel Valley Study Group and has enjoyed teaching in the Educational Therapy program at the university level.  Educationally, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from USC, a Master of Arts in Special Education from Point Loma Nazarene University, and several other teaching credentials and certifications

2 Aug
1st Friday VSG (e-practice)
8/02/2024 8:00 am - 9:00 am

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9 Aug
2nd Friday VSG (open forum)
8/09/2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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