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Diane N.

Certified reading specialist for learning disabilities and dyslexia

Detroit, MI (48224)

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I am a certified Orton-Gillingham reading therapist for learning disabilities and dyslexic children and adults. I have been tutoring as a full time job for over 15 years teaching reading, writing skills and spelling. Orton-Gillingham is a multi-sensory program which the kids love since they are successful every time they come. I use a sand tray, sand paper, arm pounding and other methods that use all their senses.
I start with the simple and build up from there.

Patience, understanding and compassion are my strengths. I build self-esteem and always praise my students. Very famous people like Einstein, Tom Cruise, Ben Franklin are examples of dyslexic people. You have to have an average to above average to even genius IQ to be considered dyslexic. Kids love to hear this so they understand they can succeed.

Am willing to go to IEPs and work with your child's teachers. The schools don't use the term dyslexia, but rather call it a learning disability. I call it a learning difference as they need to learn in a different way.

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Diane’s subjects

Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Corporate Training:


I am a certified reading tutor for dyslexic students. Having 17 years experience, I have many referrals. I am patient, kind, and understanding with a sense of humor. I use a program called Orton-Gillingham which is a multi-sensory system. The child will write in sand tray, as well as work on phonics and spelling and reading and writing.

Elementary (K-6th)

I am a certified reading specialist for Learning
Disabled and those struggling with reading. Nineteen years experience and lots of continuing
education. My training includes Wayne State
University, The Michigan Dyslexia Institute.


I teach phonics using a multi-sensory program.


I am a certified reading specialist with 17 years experience.
I use a method called Orton-Gillingham which is a multi-sensory fun program. The kids will use a sand tray, arm tapping and other modalities to learn. They love it as they are successful every time they come for a lesson. Self-esteem goes up and they walk out happy because they have learned something new. Lots of review is included in an integrated fashion. I am female, patient, kind and fun.

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Adrian College and Wayne State University

numerous courses in teaching children to read (Graduate Coursework)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Diane will travel within 5 miles of Detroit, MI 48224.

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