Wilson Intensive Reading 2nd grade- adult
Wilson Just Words, 4th grade- adult
Lindamood Bell LiPS
Orton Gillingham methodologies PreK-adult
Structured Word Inquiry
We believe, passionately, that all children and adults can be taught to read and comprehend.
We identify strengths and weaknesses that maybe affecting school performance in Reading- comprehension, fluency, phonemic awareness, phonics, and vocabulary development, writing and math. Our instruction is based on an individual’s learning needs.
Some students come to us with general learning challenges or a previous diagnosis such as dyslexia, or autism spectrum disorders.
Students come to us to enhance their skills or to just make learning easier.
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Students who struggle with reading and writing often need direct, explicit instruction in these areas. I offer lessons using research-proven methods that are personally tailored to meet each student’s individual needs. I carefully monitor students’ progress, offering continual feedback and encouragement throughout the lesson. Your child's grades, and confidence, will improve.
Specifically addresses the learning needs of students with a language‐based learning disability, such as dyslexia, or who have word-level deficits and have not mastered the decoding and spelling process.
Candidates for our phonics decoding program share characteristics such as:
Unable to decode accurately (in lowest 30th percentile)
Slow, labored reading with lack of fluency
May know many words by sight, but have difficulty reading unfamiliar words and pseudo words
Often guesses at words
Poor spelling (in lowest 30th percentile)
Able to speak and understand English, but not read or write it (such as English language learners)
Have a language-based learning disability
Instruction for students with Autism focus on remediating their deficits in the Mental Systems below.
Core Reading Systems- The skills on the top of the rope are usually the deficits of Dyslexics.
Mental Systems-The language skills on the bottom of the rope are typically the deficits of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Simple View of Reading:
Word Recognition X Language Comprehension=
Private Reading & Online Tutoring:
My self-contained Autism Spectrum Disorder Class data- Avg. gain 2.1 years growth, Aug- April, 2016-17 school year
Data from a 2nd grader with Autism, Level H- M in 12 sessions!
Organizational and Study Skills Tutoring
Keeping track of assignments, maintaining an organized notebook and backpack and setting up a functional workspace can be a challenge for students and parents alike. I can help in setting up organizational systems for home and school that will help with academic success.
Assistance monitoring school assignments
Assistance communicating with school staff
Assistance communicating with various professionals, Speech Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Behavioral Therapists, etc.