Experienced NY State certified teachers specialized in reading intervention helping your child become a more confident reader while addressing decoding (sounding out letters), reading fluency, reading comprehension, and encoding (spelling). Our reading specialists are trained in a variety of approaches including Great Leaps, Sounds in Motion, Orton Gillingham, PAF, and Shelley Padilla is Certified Wilson Instructor.
The beginning of the school year is an ideal time to consider a neuropsychological evaluation for your child if he/she is struggling. Given this, Dr. Whitman is currently offering a Fall 2011 Special: 25% off evaluation fees. Please contact her directly for further information. Dr. Whitman offers free consultation by phone or e-mail.
One of my goals for the Brooklyn Letters website is to educate others about language pathology. ?Reading and writing? What does that have to do with speech?? Is a common reaction from those inquiring about what I do. Unlike language pathology, speech pathology is more straightforward to explain to others, e.g. child has difficultly enunciating the “r” sound.