World Upside Down? Let's take it one word at a time!
Specializing with school aged children that struggle with Reading, Math (including word problems), Auditory processing, Comprehension and Communication!
Let's build student success and self-esteem!
I have worked as a Speech/Language Pathologist and Special Education Generalist for more than 25 years. I would love to help you if you or a family member experiences difficulty with school, with communicating, (receptive or expressive), difficulty with reading or math skills.
Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a session to work on thinking therapy! I use structured literacy with direct instruction, opportunities to practice multi-sensory strategies and meaningful interactions with language to build success. I use various programs for Reading, (including Wilson Reading System, All About Reading and Spelling), and for Math, including visual strategies. I use my unique background to build student confidence and skills! Our first meeting is at no charge so contact me now!
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What areas are involved? As a speech/language pathologist and special education generalist, I have experience and am an expert to work on:
Specialized Tutoring: For dyslexia and dyscalculia, which includes a structured literacy approach to basic reading skills, phonemic awareness, fluency and accuracy decoding, vocabulary and reading comprehension. For math, this includes a multi-sensory approach to address the Common Core Standards and the language of math to build success.
Receptive Language: Receptive skills are involved in receiving and understanding language. Indicators of receptive difficulties may be lack of understanding or attention, problems with quickly given complex information and requests for repetition. Behaviors may indicate problems with receptive language could include; poor recognition of vocabulary, asking for things to be repeated, difficult with the speed or complexity or amount of information said, difficulty remembering directions or instructions. This could include auditory processing as well as oral and reading comprehension.
Expressive Language: Expressive skills are required to form coherent sentences, find the right words, produce appropriate sounds, (articulation), appropriate verbal or written skills to express self. Indicators can include difficulty remembering particular words, incorrect use of language, talking about /interrupting with unrelated topics, not observing the usual norms in social situations, making up stories, difficulty with abstract humor, or ideas, sarcasm, trouble with writing complex sentences and organizing ideas in a sequential manner, including written expression and spelling.
Pragmatic Language: Social language and interpersonal relationships; understanding nonverbal cues, social norms and shifting perspectives; being a friend and maintaining friendships, problem solving.
Cognitive Retraining: In some situations, individuals may have difficulty with work or school with ability in sustaining attention, difficulty with memory, abstract language, organization of language and slower rate of processing information, difficulty learning new material, difficulty planning, prioritizing and organizing and problem solving.
7950 S Lincoln Street Suite 111G
Littleton CO 80122