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About Me

I am a Certified Orton-Gillingham Supervisor/Practitioner providing structured language and literacy support using the Orton-Gillingham approach.  I have over ten years of experience working in the educational field.  I am a certified CATT Supervisor and Evaluator and a Supervising Mentor to other Orton-Gillingham practitioners. I sit on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Academy of Therapeutic Tutors (CATT).  I am also a member of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

I offer In-person and online lessons in 1:1 or small group settings. Lesson packages include detailed intervention plans, initial formal and informal assessments, regular parent meetings and consultations and three progress reports throughout the school year. 

I completed my Orton-Gillingham Training through Surrey College.  I hold my Associate Teaching Certificate in Speech and Drama (ATCL) from Trinity College of London, a Professional Communications Diploma from Capilano University and a Broadcasting Education Diploma from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. I have completed the Mindfulness in the Classroom training from Mindful Schools and Level 1 Teacher Certification through CHI School. 

I am the co-author of the books, 

Practical Activities and Ideas for Parents of Dyslexic Kids and Teens and Just Read! A Structured and Sequential. Resource for Teaching Reading, both currently in print. I am currently writing two additional, soon to be published books on the subjects of literacy and dyslexia.

I am passionate about creating a fun, engaging, and supportive learning space.  I always aim to help my students feel safe and supported.