Whether your teacher suggests you seek additional tutoring services to help your child or you are faced with the diagnosis of a learning or behavioral disorder, finding a tutor can become an intimidating experience. An academic tutor can be the solution to tackling reading and writing difficulties or mastering skills, but with so many tutoring […]
About Kristi Irwin
Kristi received her Master's degree in Education at DePaul University with a concentration in Language Arts and Reading. She taught Second Grade at the Science Academy of Chicago and worked as a Title I Reading Teacher in Franklin Park before joining North Shore Pediatric Therapy. She has specialized training in Singapore Math, consistently ranked in the top 3 worldwide, and in executive functioning. Her interests include combining research based remedial strategies with individual goals so each student receives a personalized and effective treatment plan.
Dyslexia, also known as developmental reading disorder, refers to child’s difficulty with reading, writing, and spelling due to the brain’s decreased recognition of symbols (such as letters and numbers). Read below for more information on Signs and Characteristics of Dyslexia Signs of Dyslexia: Difficulty reading single words, such as a word on a flashcard Difficulty learning the […]