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Janet L.

Jacksonville Beach, FL

$40/hour

I am a tutor for students with dyslexia or related learning style

In-person lessons
Background check passed as of 6/12/14
5.0 average from 28 ratings

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Miami University
Speech Therapy

Education

Miami University (Speech Therapy)

About Janet

I am trained to work specifically with students with dyslexia in the Orton- Gillingham method to help students break the "code" of reading and spelling. I have had training in both Basic and Advanced levels of this method. This is a multi- sensory, sequential and repetitive approach to provide skills needed to read well.

Therefore, your child's lesson is specific to your child's assessed needs and not just the next lesson in a program. Phonemic awareness, fluency and sight word automaticity, comprehension, and handwriting skills may also be a part of the lesson.

I use materials that are child centered and engaging and always employ a "game" to reinforce learning and make the lesson fun.

For older students or students on a higher intellectual level, i interweave morphology such as Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes to give meaning to words when working on comprehension.
I am trained to work specifically with students with dyslexia in the Orton- Gillingham method to help students break the "code" of reading and spelling. I have had Read more

Policies
Cancellation
2 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
English:
Grammar, Reading,
Vocabulary
Special Needs:
Dyslexia,
Phonics
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Handwriting, Phonics,
Reading,
Spelling, Vocabulary

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Dyslexia

I have taken training in both the Basic and Advanced Orton-Gillingham method of teaching reading and spelling in a multisensory, systematic and structured way. I employ Wilson and Explode the Code materials but each lesson is tailored to the student's needs. Phonemic awareness, fluency, and sight word identification can also be part of this lesson. With older students I teach Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes to increase meaning and ability to divide words into larger "chunks".

Phonics

Through training in the Orton-Gillingham method to teach reading and spelling, I have had extensive training in phonics-letters and their sounds in reading and spelling. I can teach decoding of words sound by sound, or on a more advanced level, morphologically, Latin roots, prefixes and suffixes in larger chunks which carry meaning. I have done this type of tutoring for over 14 years.

Reading

I tutor students who are dyslexic and learn better by a systematic, sequential and repetitive learning method.

Miami University
Speech Therapy

Education

Miami University (Speech Therapy)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Cancellation: 2 hours notice required

Travel policy

Janet will travel within 20 miles of Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250.