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Our tutors are trained through Dr. Kelli Sandman Hurley’s Dyslexia Training Institute. Their course work and certification include:

  • What research says about dyslexia

  • How an individual is assessed for dyslexia – formal and informal assessment

  • Determining the right intervention

  • Multisensory Teaching & Learning

  • Accommodations & modifications in an educational or work setting

  • The Orton-Gillingham Approach

  • Meeting the needs of the student – strategies and pacing

  • Phonemic Awareness

  • Sight Word Study Method

  • Morphology

  • Metacognition and how to develop it

  • Research on reading comprehension, vocabulary and fluency

  • Strategies to improve reading comprehension

  • Strategies to improve vocabulary development

  • Strategies to improve fluency

True North Academy in Arizona

Help your child become proficient in reading & spelling.

1:1 multi-sensory

Student-centered progress

We identify the gaps in knowledge and teach all 5 components in reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, & comprehension



True North Academy in Arizona

Our experienced tutors make connections with their students, even when they have never met in person.

OG online and with fidelity.



True North Academy in Arizona

We offer contract services for other local private and charter schools who want to provide the best instruction to their students but currently lack staff members trained in how to support dyslexia



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