I am a teacher and have been licensed in the states of Minnesota and North Carolina. For the past 25 years, I have worked as a reading therapist for students with a diagnosis of dyslexia. I am Orton-Gillingham trained, and had a busy and well-respected tutoring business in Apex, NC. I would like to begin tutoring in the Greensboro area since our relocation to this area one year ago. I am happy to provide letters of recommendation from parents of my students or psychologists who have reco... [more]
I have 26 years of experience working with dyslexic students using the Orton-Gillingham instruction, which is a structured, sequential, phonics-based method to teach reading and spelling. I am also a co-developer of an Orton-Gillingham lesson preparation program called E-Z Prep, which is used in school districts across the country as well as by private tutors throughout the United States. I am able to teach phonics at all levels of instruction.
I have worked with many students to help with their handwriting. I use the D'Nealian method because it makes the transition to cursive handwriting much easier, and for dyslexic students cursive writing is preferred.