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Christy W.

Maumelle, AR

$45/hour

Dyslexia Specialist

In-person lessons
10+ Hours
5.0 average from 2 ratings
Great
— Candies, Maumelle, AR on 2/20/17

$45/Hour


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University of Central Arkansas
English
UALR
MEd

Education

University of Central Arkansas (English)

UALR (MEd)

About Christy

I am a dyslexia specialist at a private special needs school in Little Rock. My passion is helping children, both younger students and older ones, too, learn to read. My older daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was in the second grade and I remember how overwhelmed I felt with learning all I could about dyslexia, about state guidelines for the public school setting, about accommodations versus modifications in the classroom, and mostly about how to get her the help she needed to become a proficient reader. Fast forward seven years and she is now in AP classes at our local high school thanks in part to a wonderful dyslexia specialist we found and worked with for several years. Dyslexia does not go away, but a child's success with reading can be greatly improved with the right help.

There are different methods for helping children with dyslexia, and I follow the Orton-Gillingham method of multi-sensory instruction. Not only is this the method that my school recommends, but it is also what most professionals in the area of dyslexia certification recommend.

I have been a dyslexia specialist for the past three years, and I am halfway through my Masters program in Reading and Dyslexia Certification from UALR. Before that I was a high school English teacher and a middle school Spanish teacher. Teaching is what I love to do!

If your child needs extra help with reading or with English instruction in general, I would love the chance to work with him/her. Thanks so much!
I am a dyslexia specialist at a private special needs school in Little Rock. My passion is helping children, both younger students and older ones, too, learn to read. My older daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was in the second grade and I remember how overwhelmed I felt with learning all I could about dyslexia, about state guidelines Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Maumelle, AR 72113
In-person lessons

"Great"

- Candies, Maumelle, AR on 2/20/17
Math:
GED
English:
ACT English, Grammar, Literature, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, GED
Language:
Reading, Writing
History:
Writing
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Reading
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Business:
Writing

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Dyslexia

I have been working as an academic therapist for the last three years, working primarily with students with dyslexia. I have received training in the DuBard Association method for language-impaired children as well as training in the Orton-Gillingham method. I work mostly with the Wilson Reading System with my dyslexic students.

University of Central Arkansas
English
UALR
MEd

Education

University of Central Arkansas (English)

UALR (MEd)

Great

Christy W. worked great with my daughter. She is excited about her next lesson. She was very prepared and on point.

— Candies, Maumelle, AR on 2/20/17

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Christy will travel within 20 miles of Maumelle, AR 72113.