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Rate:30 dollars per hour
Shining Stars Tutoring
Levels:Childhood Education, Elementary, High School, Middle School

Subjects:Algebra, Anatomy, Calculus, Chemistry, Composition, Dyslexia, ESL, Economics, Editing, English, GED, GRE, Geography, Geometry, Grammar, History, Learning Disability, Phonics, Physics, Reading, Special Needs, Spelling, State Test Preparation, Statistics, Study Skills, TOEFL, Test Preparation, Trigonometry, Vocabulary, World History, Writing

Description: Shining Stars Tutoring was founded in 2010. It is a facility founded on the belief that all students have the ability to do anything if guided in the right way. All teachers at Shining Stars are certified teachers. All students are placed with the teachers who have expertise in the area of their need. No prepackaged programs or flash cards here.
Levels:Adult Education, Childhood Education, College / University, Elementary, High School, Middle School

Subjects:ADD, Dyslexia, English, Grammar, Handwriting, Learning Disability, Phonics, Reading, Special Needs, Test Preparation, Writing

Description: Does your child have learning problems? Problems learning to read? Come to us for your child's newest reading tutor!

STUDENT LEARNING RECOVERY TUTORING, combines specialized academic tutoring with learning skills therapy to help your child learn to read and read efficiently to learn.
We work with children and adults.

Overcoming Learning Disabilities
Help your child improve his or her reading skills with our effective academic tutoring. We offer a variety of programs and exercises to give your child the skills and confidence necessary to overcome his or her learning disabilities and disorders. Programs and exercises we utilize include:

Academic Phonics and Spelling
Specialized Reading Therapy
Dyslexia Treatment
Brain Skills Training
Vision Therapy

Specializing in: Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Adhd and sensory disorders

Specializing in Reading and writing disorder treatment

I.E.P. and I.E.E. Students

Call Today for a free phone consultation to discuss your child's needs and our services and inquire about our Free Dyslexia Screening

Low Cost Evaluations. No Contracts!
City:Tampa Bay
Rate:$29 - $40 /hr
Jennifer Young
Levels:Adult Education, Childhood Education, College / University, Elementary, High School

Subjects:ADD, Algebra, Dyslexia, Economics, Editing, English, GED, GMAT, GRE, Geometry, Grammar, Learning Disability, Literature, Math, Phonics, Proofreading, Public Speaking, Reading, SAT, Science, Special Needs, Spelling, Study Skills, Test Preparation, Vocabulary, Writing, Zoology

Description: I provide tutoring, test prep & homeschooling for learners of ALL ages in Tampa Bay. I am a certified teacher, with 15+ years exp.

References & background check provided.

Tutoring Available in:

* MATH: elem through geometry & algebra 2 (at any age)

* LANGUAGE: all levels: grammar, reading, writing, spelling, vocab


* SPECIAL NEEDS: dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, processing delays

* HOME-SCHOOL: academics, enrichment {Consulting also available!}

* OTHER: study & org strategies, public speaking

City:Online Tutoring
Rate:$45 per hour, negotiable
Experienced Math. Science, Writing, and Computing Tutor
Levels:Adult Education, College / University, Elementary, High School, Middle School

Subjects:ACT, ADD, AP, ASVAB, Algebra, Astronomy, Business, Calculus, Career Development, Chemistry, Composition, Computer, Dyslexia, Earth Science, Editing, English, Finance, GED, GMAT, GRE, Geology, Geometry, Grammar, IB, Java, Learning Disability, MCAT, Math, Mechanical Engineering, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, NCLEX, PSAT, Physics, Proofreading, Religion, SAT, SSAT, Science, Sign Language, Special Needs, State Test Preparation, Statistics, Study Skills, Technology, Test Preparation, Trigonometry, Writing

Description: I am an experienced tutor and teacher with a Bachelors degree in Physics and a concentration in Earth Science. I am currently working towards a Masters Degree in Physical Science in a Geology and Astronomy program. I have taken formal education courses. I have experience tutoring and teaching Math, Science, and Computers at various levels up through professional. I have also taught and tutored in written, spoken, and signed languages including English, ASL, Japanese, and Hebrew. I've done test-preparation tutoring for the GMAT, GRE, GED, ASVAB, SAT, FE, MCAT, AP, and NYS Regents Exams.
I am fluent in English and can communicate to various degrees of fluency in Japanese, Hebrew, and American Sign Language. I have taught and tutored academic subjects in each of these languages as well. I also have experience working with Deaf and hard-of-hearing students in ASL, Signed English, and SimCom environments. Additionally, I have worked with adult learners, returning students, English language learners, and students with special needs. I have taken formal coursework in education and understand that we all have different learning styles and that there is no one single approach that will work for everyone. As such, I am flexible and adaptable as a tutor.

I look forward to working with you and your individual educational needs!

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The National Institutes for Health (NIH) defines dyslexia as a “brain-based type of learning disability that specifically impairs a person’s ability to read.”  According to the Mayo Clinic, dyslexia has been linked to genes that affect language development in the brain, and it often runs in families.  Because the impact of dyslexia is isolated to a person’s ability to read, it does not affect an individual’s cognitive ability, and most people who are dyslexic have what is considered average or above-average intelligence.  While individuals with dyslexia struggle with reading and writing, they frequently excel in other academic areas, including math and science.

Symptoms of Dyslexia

The signs and symptoms of dyslexia can be easy to overlook and frequently go unnoticed until a child begins reading and writing.  However, there are some symptoms that may begin to present themselves around the time a child begins to speak.  Some of the warning signs of dyslexia include:

  • Delayed speech
  • Difficulty learning new words
  • Difficulty following simple instructions
  • Transposing letters and words
  • Difficulty spelling
  • Trouble sounding out words
  • Inability to see what letters and words have in common
  • Difficulty reading or reading below grade level

Because many of these symptoms may at first appear to be typical childhood behavior or developmental milestones that children must work through, dyslexia can be difficult to diagnose.

Diagnosing Dyslexia

Dyslexia is most often diagnosed once a child begins attending school because this is when the signs and symptoms of the condition become most apparent.  However, even then, the condition may go undetected.  Diagnosis is difficult because there is no single test to identify whether or not a child has the disorder.  Dyslexia is most often diagnosed using a combination of observations from parents and teachers as well as a battery of visual, auditory, academic and psychological tests to rule out other possible causes and disorders that may explain the child’s symptoms.

Treating Dyslexia

Children who are dyslexic often struggle in school, which can lead to issues of poor self-esteem, so it is important to identify and treat the condition as soon as possible.  Children who do not get the treatment they need will continue to fall farther behind in school.  Unlike many other disorders, dyslexia is not treated with medication.  Instead, children with dyslexia are usually given extra attention and are taught in different ways that make sense to them.

  • Alternative teaching methods.  Many children with dyslexia benefit from using a variety of senses instead of relying solely on visual cues to learn how to read.  Using multiple senses helps them process the information they are being taught more easily.
  • Specialists.  Most school systems in the United States provide additional resources to children who have learning disabilities.  Reading specialists can teach children with dyslexia different techniques to help them read.
  • Dyslexia Tutors.  Even with the additional resources offered through the school system, children with dyslexia may still need extra attention to keep up with their peers.  A private dyslexia tutor can provide the one on one attention necessary to help children with dyslexia succeed academically.