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About Angela’s Experience

Angela Brillhart is a leader in working with students diagnosed with dyslexia or other learning disabilities and the behavioral issues stemming from them. Drawing on twenty years of experience, Angela brings learning tools to students, allowing them to transform the way they learn.

She uses the Slingerland ® Approach to help students overcome limitations in their ability to process language and meet their academic needs. Angela gives students tools to succeed. Highly personalized and student-focused, her approach provides one-on-one intervention that works.

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Areas of Concern

Not only does this provide for improved word identification, learning the connotation, what might be visualized or related in meaning, of a word as well as its denotation, the dictionary definition, ensures students will retain and recall the meaning of individual words in text much more easily

Reading Comprehension

The human brain was not mean to take in words the way we do. Our brains process the written language, but sometimes we get our wires crossed and need help re-organizing the way we interact with information.

Unable to Decode Words

No matter how many times you tell a child to try harder, they simply won’t be able to understand words that are unknown to them. Many students need explicit and direct instruction to decode words. Students need to know a variety of academic and content words to succeed in school and to develop a robust vocabulary.

Writing

When children struggle to express themselves in writing, they tend to have lower self-esteem and often have production issues. Together, we can build a foundation for success, as writing skills are crucial in today’s world.

Math

Like reading, math can be frustrating when a student encounters a difficult new concept. Working with the right tools and strategies provides your child with the best chance of success. Students will have more ability and confidence when identifying numbers, their meaning, and will develop an ability to manipulate them successfully.

Handwriting

Getting thoughts out of our heads and into the world is difficult for many people. Handwriting is about much more than coordination. Ensuring the messages are getting from the brain to the pencil and down on paper is a key part of writing and communication. Keyboarding instruction is NOT a substitution for creating or aiding in context with writing.

Executive Function Skills

Parts of the human brain are not fully developed until an individual is in their twenties. Students are responsible for a great deal of organizing, planning, and time management today than ever before. Allowing students to practice these skill sets with appropriate coaching gives them ownership of their studies.

Ready to Get Started?

Contact Angela Brillhart to learn more about how she can help your child improve their reading, writing, and comprehension skills. Your child will receive customized learning solutions that will help your child move forward in life.