How can we help your child?

  • My child struggles with reading and spelling
  • My child has dyslexia
  • My child is at the beginning stages of learning to read
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Struggles to Read & Spell

Does your child...

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    Dislike or avoid reading?
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    Have difficulty sounding out words?
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    Skip words or make wild guesses?
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    Often confuse letters?
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    Struggle with learning sight words?
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    Have poor handwriting or spelling?

Are you concerned about your child's reading development?

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Has Dyslexia

We use the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which is diagnostic and prescriptive to meet your child’s individual learning needs.

We provide personalized, structured literacy instruction that is explicit, sequential, and multisensory. This will help struggling readers and those with dyslexia to become skilled and confident readers.

Has your child been
diagnosed with dyslexia?

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Started Learning to Read

We are here to help whether your child is:

  • Learning their letters
  • Working on blending sounds to read words
  • Ready to read short stories

Are you wondering how to get your beginning reader to the next step?

How It Works

  1. 1) Schedule a Free 15-minute Consultation
  2. 2) Initial Assessment
  3. 3) Follow-up Consultation
  4. 4) Begin Tutoring
  5. 5) Receive Monthly Progress Reports
(1) Schedule a consultation

Get in touch to schedule a free 15-minute consultation by:

  • phone
  • online meeting
  • email
  • Contact Us form
(2) Initial Assessment

This is a chance for us to get to know your child and establish a rapport. We will gather information about your child’s reading and spelling skills after your child completes a series of short, informal assessments that test their:

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Alphabet knowledge
  • Handwriting
  • Phonics knowledge
  • Decoding skills
  • Spelling skills
  • Reading fluency
  • Reading comprehension

We will then use this diagnostic information to develop a plan of instruction specifically for your child. Assessments typically take 60-90 minutes.

(3) Follow-up Consultation

Meet and discuss your child’s assessment and the plan for instruction.

(4) Begin Tutoring

Students typically come for tutoring sessions 2 times per week, for 50 minutes. During each tutoring session, we use multisensory techniques and games to teach:

  • Phonemic awareness
  • Phonics
  • Decoding Skills
  • Spelling Rules
  • Syllabication
  • Sight Words
  • Morphology (prefixes/suffixes)
  • Reading with controlled/uncontrolled text
  • Dictation of words and sentences
  • Comprehension techniques
(5) Monthly Progress Reports

With one-on-one [1:1] tutoring, we are able to move at your child's pace.

We begin by filling in any gaps identified during your child's initial assessment. We introduce new concepts and skills when your child is ready, and incorporate spiraled review in every lesson.

You will be able to stay on top of your child's progress with detailed monthly progress reports that you can also share with your child's teachers.

Are you ready to help your child become a skilled and confident reader?

We offer in-person or online tutoring for all of your literary needs.

Book a Consultation