Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center

The Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).

Established in 2000, ASDEC's foundation is based on more than three decades of educational experience serving students with language-based learning disabilities. ASDEC's graduate-level training in structured multisensory language instruction enables teachers, tutors, parents and other educators to teach success to students with even the most severe learning disabilities.

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Dyslexia for a Day

Are you the parent or educator of a child with dyslexia?  Have you found yourself wondering what individuals with dyslexia experience during the reading or writing process?  This highly rated simulation provides similar frustrations and feelings through targeted reading and writing tasks to help participants gain a better understanding of students who struggle with dyslexia.  

Join us for: Dyslexia for a Day

October 26 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Holy Redeemer Elementary 

School, Kensington, MD


Interested in becoming an Academic Therapist? Contact  Ellen at

Multisensory Math 1


Next Class:

January 7-March 4, 2017

Registration opens       October 17. This class always sells out, so be sure to register early.

Interested in Becoming an 

Academic Therapist?

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Support US

Every day children and families struggle with the impact of dyslexia. 

Children suffer at school and question their abilities and intelligence, parents feel helpless, unable to help their children. You can make the difference by donating to ASDEC. Your support will help train a new generation of teachers and academic therapists specially attuned to these learning differences.

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ASDEC Services

 Based on over 15 years of experience teaching and training specialists in the field of Dyslexia education, ASDEC is in a unique position to assist parents with the complex array of services that exist in the Washington, DC area.

ASDEC also delivers direct services to students through our summer program for children aged 7-15 and through our Nationally Certified Academic Therapists who serve students of all ages including adults who struggle with reading and math.

ASDEC is accredited by the International Mulitsensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC), one of two organizations in the US to receive the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) endorsement for meeting teacher training standards in reading.

The IDA standards provide a comprehensive, research-supported documentation of what every teacher needs to know and be able to demonstrate, whether they are teaching students with dyslexia, other struggling readers, or the general student population.

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