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Leslie E.



Asheville, NC 28805

Female ( Age 71 )

Member since:05/2016

I am a Certified Teacher

Rates from $50 to $65

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  • In-home

Will travel up to 20 miles

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About Me

Experience Summary

I've earned several awards for my work with dyslexic children including an award from the past governor of Michigan. I've also been honored by parent groups in the Dearborn Public Schools in Michigan. I've had several articles published on the topics of juvenile delinquency, learning differences, early recognition of learning differences and many others. I've been an adjunct professor at The University of Michigan, guest speaker at local and national conferences, and a teacher consultant for many years. My passion for helping children reach their potential is met through using the Orton-Gillingham Approach along with other multi-sensory approaches like The Wilson Program Project Read. I've been in the field of education for over 45 years and absolutely love what I do. To experience the thrill of success with my students is wonderful!

Teaching Style

I use multi-sensory programs like Project Read, The Wilson Program and mostly Orton-Gillingham. I have training from the basic level through to the advanced level in Orton and many years of wonderful experience!

My Hobbies

Reading, gardening, working with animals, writing, walking, and jewelry making.


Type Level Year Title Issued By
Degree Masters 1998 Master of Education in learning ... Wayne State University in Michigan

Subject Commentary

Dyslexia This is one of my top subjects! Proficiency: Expert
I have over 40 years experience working with children and adolescents with dyslexia. I have a thriving private practice in Asheville and work closely with children and families as well as teaching through the Orton-Gillingham Approach. As a professional educator, parent, speaker, published author, adjunct professor, and a parent, I am passionate about helping the dyslexic learning reach their potential!

All Subjects I Tutor

  • Dyslexia
  • Reading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spelling
  • Writing