Definition of Terms
Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSL or MSLE)
Multisensory Structured Language (MSL) programs should include the following content areas of:
- phonology and phonological awareness;
- sound / symbol association;
and be taught with the following principles of instruction:
- simultaneous multisensory (VAKT);
- systematic and cumulative;
- direct instruction;
- diagnostic teaching to automaticity; and
- synthetic / analytic instruction (see charts following for more detail).
A graduate is an individual who successfully completed an IMSLEC-accredited MSLE training coursework and practicum.
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