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ALTA – About the Association 

The Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) is the credentialing organization which establishes, maintains, and promotes professional standards of education, practice, and conduct for Certified Academic Language Practitioners, Instructors of Certified Academic Language Practitioners, Certified Academic Language Therapists, and Qualified Instructors of Certified Academic Language Therapists and Practitioners.

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Important COVID-19 Announcement

Important COVID-19 Announcement

Dear ALTA Community, We hope that all of you are staying safe and doing your part as we work together to get through these difficult times. While the health crisis caused by COVID-19 has changed the way we live and work, we at the Academic Language Therapy Association...

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Goal Setting for Children with Dyslexia

Goal Setting for Children with Dyslexia

Setting goals is an important part of the learning process for all students. Goals provide a focus to a child’s studies. Working toward achieving those goals builds essential skills, such as problem-solving and accountability. Achieving a goal can boost a child’s...

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“ALTA membership and serving on the board allows me to collaborate with like minded colleagues. I live in an area of the country that has been slow to recognize dyslexia. ALTA provides a reliable resource for families to locate one of our highly qualified members to provide effective intervention for dyslexic children.”

Kathleen Carlsen

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