Dyslexia therapy retrains the brain to read, spell, and write -- the right way.
No one should ever have to suffer in school or life or be called “stupid” because of a reading and writing difference. For the past 15 years, I have helped dyslexic students of all ages regain their confidence as their skills grow, and I would love to work with you or your child.
Dyslexic people are talented in amazing ways. They are problem solvers, writers, artists, or musicians, architects, athletes, and entrepreneurs. They see the “big picture” in relationships because of the way their brains are wired. However, they use a different part of their brain to read and write, and they are not able to focus on the small details.
The good news is that Orton-Gillingham-based therapy has been scientifically proven through MRI brain scans to create different neurological pathways to cement new learning in written language. It is sequential, phonics-based, and multi-sensory, using movement and all five senses to drive the lessons home.
I teach reading and spelling with Houston-based Neuhaus Education’s Basic Language Skills program, and sentence structure and paragraph writing with Diana Hanbury King’s Writing Skills from the Landmark School in Massachusetts, one of the most prestigious teaching centers and schools for dyslexics in America.
It warms my heart to see my students’ faces light up as they understand new concepts. I love finding ways to make this program fun and relevant, and I can meet anyone at their level of need. These programs always work!
Certified Structured Learning Dyslexia Specialist (IDA)
Certified Academic Language Therapist (ALTA)
Master’s Degree in Education
English and Language Arts teacher for the past 30 years
Dyslexia Specialist for 15 years
Frequently asked questions
How does online therapy work?
Do you offer a free consultation?
Yes! I offer a free 15-minute consultation so we can "meet" over the phone or on Skype and see if we're comfortable working together.
Which age groups or reading levels do you work with?
I can work with all age groups from beginning readers to adults. I will tailor the program to fit your level and needs.
How is dyslexia therapy different from tutoring?
Orton-Gillingham therapy is research based, very specific, sequential, and multi-sensory. There is no hit-and-miss guesswork involved, as happens with untrained, non-certified tutors. These ordinary tutors, just as with general classroom (and even special education) teachers, are not trained to identify children with dyslexia and have no idea how to teach them, other than using the same old curriculum that never worked.