The International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC), a 501(c)(3) organization, accredits quality Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training courses. Accredited courses meet IMSLEC criteria and instructional program standards for preparing specialists in Multisensory Structured Language Education. IMSLEC accredits training programs which include a variety of approaches. These training programs offer extensive coursework and supervised teaching experience leading to professional certification. The training programs may be independent post-secondary training programs or may exist within already accredited institutions, such as colleges, universities or medical entities.
IMSLEC promotes and ensures quality Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training for teachers and therapists of individuals with dyslexia and related disorders. IMSLEC's accreditation process supports essential standards and criteria for academic and practicum work that are crucial to the successful training of dyslexia teachers, therapists and other specialists.
MSLE instruction includes the approaches which incorporate components demonstrated to assist individuals with dyslexia and related disorders to gain literacy skills.
For more information on dyslexia and related disorders, contact the International Dyslexia Association.
MSLE instruction contains the following components:
- Phonology and Phonological Awareness
- Sound-Symbol Association
- Syllable Instruction
- Semantics (Comprehension)
- Principles of Instruction
- Simultaneous Multisensory (VAKT)
- Systematic and Cumulative
- Direct Instruction
- Diagnostic Teaching
- Synthetic and Analytic Instruction