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Florida State University (Special Education)
Nova Southeastern University (Master's)
University of Central Florida (Graduate Coursework)
I am a veteran teacher of special education. I specialize in working with students who have learning difficulties, and have worked with students of all ages and abilities. I currently work at a charter school in Orange County, with students with learning disabilities, grades K - 5. I also recently worked for Lake County Schools as an ASD teacher, but the bulk of my work has been with students with mental handicaps. I am also available to work with your child on behavioral concerns, as I have a background in this.
I have tutored students in reading and writing, as well as Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, and Elementary Math.
I am very aware of the FCAT for elementary ages up to sixth grade, and can assist your student in preparing for this. Students whom I have tutored who had scored low the prior year made significant gains after working with me.
I also have a knack for making reading fun for students. Those who previously did not like to read for pleasure seem to develop a love for reading. I think that is important!
I just completed my masters degree in reading education. I hope to apply many of the techniques that I learn in class to my student sessions.
I am also available to provide tutoring via Skype or with Wyzant online if you are not in the immediate area, or even if you are! Just contact me to find out how.
In addition, I am available to home school parents who just need some ideas on where to find lessons. I can also provide you with weekly work so that you may spend your time working with your child. This would be a cost-saving measure for you and would make things so much easier. I am a veteran teacher of special education. I specialize in working with students who have learning difficulties, and have worked with students of all ages and abilities. I currently work at a charter school in Orange County, with students with learning disabilities, grades K - 5. I also recently worked for Lake County Schools as an ASD teacher,… Read more
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Susan is such a patient teacher. She really communicates and relates extraordinarily well with my son. I feel she cares very deeply about her students and has a real passion for teaching.
We hired Susan to help our 5th grade son. He has ongoing struggles with reading and writing and just can not seem to catch up. We have tried everything from reading courses to switching schools to help him. Susan has been very focused on finding the root of his struggles and is wonderful at making sure she explains things in a way he will understand. My son also enjoys her teaching style and really looks forward to seeing her each week.
I would strongly recommend Susan to another family with a child that is struggling to catch up or having difficulties in school. In fact we may be using her soon for our daughter and her Math struggles.
Susan has been working with my son for a few weeks and I see excellent improvement in his learning. Susan not only taught him she has helped show me new ways of working with him. She was able to identify his learning style and adapt her teaching style to him. This is a very important attribute that she processes. My son is excited to see her every time they have a session. I will continue to utilize her service for years to come.
Susan is very professional and knowledgeable. She is pleasant, patient and my daughter enjoys their sessions very much. She communicates well with both myself and my daughter's teacher.
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I have worked with students with ADHD and ADD for several years, both in the classroom and in a tutoring, one on one setting. I feel that my experience with even the most severe students with attention deficits enables me to devise strategies that help to both motivate and overcome those difficulties.
I have worked with students with Aspergers for several years. Most of my experience is with students at the elementary level, but I have also worked with older students. I also provided training to parents of those students with Aspergers, and to teachers and other professionals who work with these students as well.
I worked as a teacher of students with autism for many years. Most recently, I worked in a self-contained classroom with those students who have Aspergers and PDD. I feel that my experience and success with these students makes me an excellent tutor for them.
I have worked with children with special needs in the classroom setting for the past 20 years. I have experience teaching those with learning disabilities, autism, behavior disorders, mental retardation, and physical handicaps. I have a state of Florida teaching certificate in Exceptional Student Education grades K-12 and am certified in Elementary Education grades K-6. In addition, I have tutored all types of students from those needing a little help and prep for the FCAT, to those who have significant learning issues.
I have worked with students will special needs for over twenty years. I specialize in those with reading difficulties. I have tutored many elementary students in reading and have had great success turning struggling readers into proficient readers who love to read. I have used several reading programs including SRA, Storytown, Earobics, and Headsprout.
I am currently working on my master's degree in reading education. I look forward to applying the skills gained from class to my tutoring sessions.
I have been very successful in raising reading levels quite significantly, and have helped students who did not pass FCAT in the past to acquire passing scores.
I am certified K-12 in exceptional education in Florida. I have been a special education teacher for over twenty years. My specialty is working with students with low incidence disabilities and those with autism. I am a graduate of Florida State University and studied Mental Retardation.
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