Christine E.


Christine E.

Tutor

Yorktown, VA 23693

Will travel 20 miles

$35 per hour.

5.0 53 ratings

Grad Student for LD, Dyslexia, K-12, ESL/ESOL, Study Skills, Test Prep

I am a retired medical professional and educational therapist. The combination of educational training mixed with my neurological background has given me a unique set of skills and experience with which to work with students in this arena. I will provide a comprehensive evaluation of your student, provide you with a written report, and attend IEP meetings as needed. I have thoroughly enjoyed the work I have done over the years and have enabled students with various learning difficulties achie... [more]


Biology

As a medical practitioner myself, I have had to take biology courses throughout the years. I recently retook biology in Spring 2014 in order to take the TEAS exam for a secondary degree in the medical field. I am very proficient in this subject matter and can provide a great deal of assistance for you!


Chemistry


Vocabulary


Grammar


Reading

Elementary (K-6th) I am professionally trained as an educational therapist and a physical therapist with a neurological specialty. I have been working with students throughout the Lower Virginia Peninsula for the last 18 years. I have worked as a long-term substitute classroom teacher and an educational therapist in the school systems providing education and intervention for children. Phonics I have worked as an educational therapist for the last 18 years. I perform comprehensive evaluations of academic performance in addition to their visual, auditory, and tactile performance measures. I then utilize this information to provide a holistic treatment plan. I am trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach, Phonemic Awareness, and Sensory Integration Techniques


English


ESL/ESOL


Anatomy

I am a licensed physical therapist with over 20 years experience in the healthcare industry. I spend a great deal of time in continuing education courses and obtaining graduate coursework in order to stay current in my field.


Physiology


GED


Spelling


Elementary Math


Elementary (K-6th)

I am professionally trained as an educational therapist and a physical therapist with a neurological specialty. I have been working with students throughout the Lower Virginia Peninsula for the last 18 years. I have worked as a long-term substitute classroom teacher and an educational therapist in the school systems providing education and intervention for children.


Phonics

I have worked as an educational therapist for the last 18 years. I perform comprehensive evaluations of academic performance in addition to their visual, auditory, and tactile performance measures. I then utilize this information to provide a holistic treatment plan. I am trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach, Phonemic Awareness, and Sensory Integration Techniques.


Study Skills

I have earned 31 credits of my initial licensure MEd degree, Library Science K-12. I have a BSPT with specialization in neuro rehab which applies to working with LD children. I received training as an educational therapist from Discovery Program in Virginia. I have been working in the school systems near me for approximately 15 years as a private contractor.


Special Needs

I am a certified Educational Therapist with 15 years of experience teaching children with Learning Disabilities on the Special Education teams. I have worked in public and private school systems throughout the Lower Peninsula. I work with various cognitive processing disorders, including visual and auditory processing disorders, ADD/ADHD, sensory integration disorders, dysgraphia, dyscalcula, and dyslexia.


Dyslexia

I have a BSPT with specialization in neuro rehab which applies to working with LD children. I received training as an educational therapist from Discovery Program in Virginia. I have been working in the school systems near me for approximately 15 years as a private contractor. I have successfully assisted children with dyslexia remediate their reading skills as much as 2.5 grade levels.


Handwriting

I have experience diagnosing and providing intervention for children who have dysgraphia in schools systems throughout the Lower Virginia Peninsula. I have been trained by the APTA and NILD to provide the visual-motor integration activities necessary to work with this impairment. One specific intervention I use is the "Handwriting Without Tears" curriculum. In addition, I will use other interventions to achieve the best outcome possible for each unique student.