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The Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) is the professional credentialing organization that establishes rigorous standards, assuring the highest quality services to those individuals with dyslexia.

BECOME AN ALTA CERTIFIED MEMBER:

CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE PRACTITIONER (CALP)

Certified Academic Language Practitioners (CALP) provide explicit, systematic, sequential Multisensory Structured Language instruction which builds a high degree of accuracy, knowledge, and independence for students with written-language disorders, including dyslexia.

CERTIFIED ACADEMIC LANGUAGE THERAPIST (CALT)

ALTA Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALT) provide diagnostic, explicit, systematic Multisensory Structured Language intervention which builds a high degree of accuracy, knowledge, and independence for students with written-language disorders, including dyslexia.

APPLICANT RESOURCES:

The Exam Applicant Guide will provide you with information regarding the requirements needed to apply for the ALTA Competency Exam for MSLE at the CALT or CALP level.

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The Candidate Handbook will provide you resources from applying to sitting for the ALTA Competency Exam for MSLE at the CALT or CALP level.

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BECOME AN ALTA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR:

Current ALTA members at the Certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) or Certified Academic Language Practitioner (CALP) levels that meet the instructor requirements are eligible to apply. To learn more about the requirements click the button below. 

OTHER MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:

TRAINEE AFFILIATE

The trainee affiliate membership is open to individuals who are actively enrolled in a training program at the teacher or therapy level and looking to obtain their CALT or CALP level certification upon completion of their training program.

HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

The honorary membership is open to individuals who are retired from working and have a notable service to the field of dyslexia.

RETIREE MEMBERSHIP

The retiree membership is open to individuals who have been ALTA members in good standing for at least twenty (20) years or who have reached the age of sixty-five and are no longer providing services for remuneration.

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