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Paula Q.

Holtsville, NY

$75/hour

Letspeak, Ltd. "Teach, and Open up the World"

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SUNY Geneseo
Communication Disorders
Adelphi Univ
Master's
Univ of Rochester
Other

Education

SUNY Geneseo (Communication Disorders)

Adelphi Univ (Master's)

Univ of Rochester (Other)

About Paula

Excellent Tutor and NYS teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped with 30 years' experience working directly with Special needs students, consultation with districts, and tutoring agencies in the Suffolk county area. I have proctored NYS Regents for English, Science, Global Studies, Reading and Writing, as well as proctoring for RCTS. I have certification in teaching all subjects k-12. My motto," teach, and you will be a whole person". Excellent Tutor and NYS teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped with 30 years' experience working directly with Special needs students, consultation with districts, and tutoring agencies in the Suffolk county area. I Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Holtsville, NY 11742
Background Check: Passed
In-person lessons
Science:
Biology
English:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Public Speaking,
Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English,
ACT Reading, Regents
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Sign Language,
Speech
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th), Grammar, Phonics,
Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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ACT English

I am highly qualified in English literacy training, and ESL, and as a HS English tutor and proctor.

ADD/ADHD

I am a NYS permanent certified teacher of the speech, language and hearing impaired since 1980; a licensed NYS speech pathologist recently retired and doing private practice with both children and adults in all aspects of communication skills including ASD, ADHD, and American Sign Language.

Aspergers

I am a licensed permanently certified NYS teacher of the speech language and hearing handicapped, K-12. I presently work and have worked with Aspergers students at our program in Eastport south Manor E. Suffolk Boces program. I evaluated, assess, and perform therapy intervention in all aspects of the student's IEP process: writing skills, reading comprehension, oral expression, auditory comprehension, vocabulary, etc, to help align students with all aspects of the Common Core Curriculum.

Dyslexia

I am a teacher of the speech language and hearing handicapped and certified to teach grades K-12. I have been tutoring children privately for 20+ years in areas of written receptive and expressive language skills as well as reading, SAT, regents resource. I am 50+ old and patient kind and love working with children of all ages.

Hard Of Hearing

I am a 30 year experienced NYS Speech/language/Hearing pathologist who has taught multiple populations of students w/ hearing impairment. I presently work w/ a student possessing bilateral hearing impairment and consult w/ the classroom teacher. I have ASL training/experience.

Phonics

I work closely w/ special needs students at the secondary education level w/ all aspects of language learning, including phonics, phonology, reading, writing to facilitate learning and readiness for State exams, and assignments. I am a certified TSHH for 30 years. I am qualified in K-12 w/ students w/ special needs as well as reg. ed.

Public Speaking

As a licensed speech teacher, I am responsible for turn key training to other colleagues in my field and related, in dispensing information from conventions, conferences, etc. i have attended. I am expected to speak, project, and listen intently to my audience, and do it well. I have presented professional workshops, and exhibitions, guest talks over the past 20 years.

Regents

I have proctored NYS Regents Exams w/ special needs populations having multiple testing modifications, for example, extended time, directions read, multiple choice responses read, scribing, and questions re-read, to name a few. The regents I have given to individual and group students were: Reading, Writing, Global, US Gov't, Algebra, and English. I have succeeded in the technical as well as administering of all of the above exams. I am scheduled to proctor for the 5th year in the beginning of June 2013.

Sign Language

I have taught Basic ASL in Rochester, NY since 1981, to New School Adult students, at the undergraduate college level (signed English as well), and worked with the deaf for over 30 years. I also was certified in intermediate ASL level in NYC in 1982.

Special Needs

I have contracted out with several NYS agencies for work with various special needs populations, ie: autism, aspergers, speech disorders, auditory processing delays, hard of hearing, etc. I have worked w/ developmentally delayed students for 30+ years. I individualize programs according to students needs.

I have worked extensively with special needs students k-12 for 31 years. I am NYS certified.

Speech

I am a NYS licensed speech language pathologist, as well as TSHH permanently certified. I have over 30 years experience assessing, and providing therapy, services, remediation w/ all special needs populations. I have proctored secondary special needs HS students in NYS Rct's, and Regents exam for over 7 years as a TSHH.

SUNY Geneseo
Communication Disorders
Adelphi Univ
Master's
Univ of Rochester
Other

Education

SUNY Geneseo (Communication Disorders)

Adelphi Univ (Master's)

Univ of Rochester (Other)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $75.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Paula will travel within 10 miles of Holtsville, NY 11742.