Train with Dii

We offer training for every level. Whether you are a full-time teacher, parent, or educator looking to tutor, we offer a course to meet your needs.

Each class is capped at 20 people, so everyone can get the individual attention they need.  

All classes are offered at our Indianapolis office, located at 8395 Keystone Crossing, Suite 110. 

Interested in Dii training at your school? We offer personalized training for a group as small as 10 people.

Teacher scholarships are available. Email Bill Herman for more information. 


Advanced I - Intermediate: Transitioning Your Student to Advanced Orton-Gillingham

Saturday, October 20, 2018
9am - 3pm

Saturday, February 23, 2019
9am – 3pm

This course focuses on how to transition a student from Basic Orton-Gillingham into Morphology (roots, prefixes, suffixes and connectives). Review the upper layers of Basic Orton-Gillingham and learn how to introduce morphology to your student by adjusting drills to be more appropriate for an upper-level student.

Course Fee: $199 early bird/$225 regular
Fall early bird deadline is September 20, 2018.
Winter early bird deadline is January 23, 2019.

Fall registration closes October 15, 2018
Winter registration closes February 18, 2019.

Prerequisite: Basic Orton-Gillingham Course

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Advanced II - Morphology

Saturday, November 17, 2018
9am - 3pm

Saturday, March 23, 2019
9am – 3pm

This course focuses on advanced assessments for higher-level skills and learning how to use a student’s knowledge of morphology to determine meaning and spelling of higher-level words.  Learn how to teach prefixes, suffixes, roots and connectives.

Course Fee: $199 early bird/$225 regular
Fall early bird deadline is October 19, 2018.
Spring early bird deadline is February 23, 2019.

Fall registration closes November 12, 2018.
Spring registration closes March 18, 2019.

Prerequisite: Advanced I (Intermediate)

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Written Expression

Saturday, December 15, 2018

9am – 3pm

Saturday, May 18, 2019


Learn techniques to teach grammar using a multisensory approach and how to use that knowledge to construct complete sentences and paragraphs. Participants will have the opportunity to practice teaching techniques with each other in class. Participants will learn how to teach students how to identify what a complete sentence is, how to write one and how to write a paragraph.

Course Fee: $199 early bird/$225 regular
Early bird deadlines: winter course is November 16, 2018; spring course is April 18, 2019.

Winter registration closes December 7, 2018.
Spring registration closes May 13, 2019. 

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40-Hour Basic Orton Gillingham

Spring 2019
January 22 - March 14, 2019
Tuesday and Thursday evenings
6 - 9 pm

Develop an understanding of language learning disabilities and learn how to effectively use the Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Instructional Approach.

Master the sound-symbol relationships of the English language and gaining an in-depth understanding of the etymology and lexicon associated with English. Learn the essential elements of a successful multisensory instruction approach, how to administer and interpret diagnostic assessments in preparing individualized lesson plans, and all the necessary knowledge to prepare Orton-Gillingham lessons.

Course Fee: $950 early bird / $1,000 regular 

Early bird deadline is December 22. Registration closes January 15.

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Basic Orton-Gillingham Refresher

Winter: Saturday, January 26, 2019
9am – 3pm

Are you an educator trained in Orton-Gillingham and in need of a quick refresher? Join us for this day-long course to review the foundation of Orton-Gillingham. We will review the skills taught in Basic OG and provide additional opportunities for practice.

Course Fee: $199 early bird/$225 regular
Early bird deadline is December 21.

Winter registration closes January 21, 2018.

Prerequisite: 40-Hour Basic Orton-Gillingham or equivalent course

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20-Hour Multisensory Techniques for the Classroom Teacher

Spring 2019
January 21 - February 13, 2019
Monday and Wednesday evenings
6 - 9 pm

This interactive workshop will walk participants through how to apply the foundation of Orton-Gillingham multisensory techniques for all students learning to read in the classroom setting. Students will leave this course with an understanding of how to write a lesson plan for the class, ways to engage groups of students in instruction, and ideas about how to tackle language challenges related to teaching reading. 

Course Fee: $400 early bird/$500 regular

Early bird deadline is December 21. Registration closes January 14.

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20-Hour Multisensory Math Methods

Summer 2019 Dates Coming Soon!

Learn the essential elements of a multisensory mathematics teaching approach. Learn to guide student development from the concrete on to pictorial representations of numbers and operations, and eventually to success using abstract symbols of math. (No prerequisite required.)

Course Fee: $400 early bird/$500 regular