Specialties: Working with students with learning challenges including dyslexia, dysgraphia, autism, anxiety disorders, ADHD and organizational difficulties. Curriculum expertise in Lindamood Bell and Orton-Gillingham instruction, Writing, ACT preparation, SAT Reading and Writing

Laurie believes that motivation and self-esteem are integral parts of the learning process. When both the teacher and the student are invested in the student’s success, real progress is possible. Laurie teaches towards a child’s strengths which allows the student to develop internal motivation and self-confidence which is so necessary for a student to progress.