Who Do I Help?

  • Children who struggle with vocabulary, reading accuracy, rate and comprehension
  • Children who struggle learning letters and their sounds
  • Children who have trouble learning sight words and decoding unfamiliar words
  • Children with specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia, dysgraphia, Specific Language Impairment and auditory or visual processing difficulties
  • Children with a slow processing speed or a weak working or short-term memory
  • Children with developmental delays, including ADHD, ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, a  global developmental delay or foetal alcohol spectrum disorders
  • Children with mental health issues, including anxiety

Decades of research has found five essential components for reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.

How Do I Help?

  • Individualised, positive, engaging and success oriented tutoring
  • Planned, sequential tutoring, progressing from teacher modelling ‘I do’ to guided practice ‘We do’ and finally, independent practice ‘You do’
  • Multisensory tutoring incorporating visual, auditory and kinaesthetic activities
  • A range of educational programs including – MultiLit, CARS and STARS Reading and Comprehension and Jolly Phonics
  • A multitude of reading books including many decodable readers
  • Assistive technology e.g. text to speech and educational software
  • Continual review of learnt skills
  • Regular, ongoing monitoring of progress