What is IMSLEC?
The International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC), is a nonprofit organization with the mission of accrediting quality Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training courses. Accredited courses meet IMSLEC criteria and instructional program standards for preparing specialists in Multisensory Structured Language Education. IMSLEC accredits training programs which offer extensive coursework and supervised teaching experience leading to professional certification. The training programs may be independent post-secondary training programs or may exist within already accredited institutions, such as colleges, universities or medical entities.
IMSLEC promotes and ensures quality Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE) training for teachers and therapists of individuals with dyslexia and related disorders. IMSLEC’s accreditation process supports essential standards and criteria for academic and practicum work that are crucial to the successful training of dyslexia teachers, therapists and other specialists.
MSLE instruction certifies programs that which incorporate all the components demonstrated by the National Reading Panel as essential components in effective literacy intervention programs that would ensure best assistance to individuals with dyslexia and related disorders to gain literacy skills.
Currently only 19 programs are accredited by IMSLEC; MRC is the number 20. Multisensory Reading Centers of Puerto Rico is the only organization in Puerto Rico certified by IMSLEC.