The Virginia Branch of The International Dyslexia Association
The Virginia Branch of The International Dyslexia Association

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Rebecca Aldred, M. Ed. University of VA
Triple certified with a VA Teaching License, Wilson Trained; 40 years of teaching experience Educational Diagnostician
Charlottesville Area
Kendra N. China
(803) 565-2316
Special Education, UVA
Masters of Ed in Curriculum and Instruction
Specialized Area: Literacy
Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Training
Charlottesville Area
Laurel Davis
20 years teaching, using Orton Gillingham, MA in Sped, Endorsed in LD, MR and ED
Charlottesville Area
Norma Dobbins
Reading Certified in Wilson
Charlottesville Area
Culpeper County
Mary Lynn Lindner
Literacy Specialist
Discovery Reading Services
540-656-8180 cell phone
*Trained in Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes,® (not affiliated with their organization) VA-NC Special Education, K-12 licenses
Fredericksburg Area
Susan Louchen, M.S.
VA licensed reading and spelling teacher, using Orton-Gillingham (multisensory structured language) based methods.
Gainesville Area
Christian Lynch O'Hara
NILD Educational Therapist, Search and Teach Instructor, Certified Math Teacher, Orton-Gillgham Reading Instructor
Leesburg Area
Christine Peterson
Certified Wilson tutor steps 1-12; all grades
Peninsula Area
Mia Swan
Reading (Wilson trained) and trained in strategies based reading comprehension techniques, English, and math (elementary, middle, and high)
Peninsula Area
Rebecca Marti
Elementary (All subject areas)
Reston Area
Carolyn Myers, M.ED. N.C.E.D.
Nationally Certified Educational Diagnostician
Assessment, Consultation, Advocacy, Workshops, Student Learning Strategies
Affiliated with Pediatric and Adolescent Health Partners, PC
Richmond Area
Sue Morgan
Orton-Gillingham, Remedial Reading, Writing & Math, ESL/English as a Second Language, Home School Tutor Instruction
Richmond Area
Kay Rafner
Reading/Writing/Spelling/Grammar K-9 (Spalding Method) United Montessori Association certified Montessori teacher
Richmond Area
Lisa Diefenderfer
Reading - certified in Wilson Reading System
Richmond Area
Bethany Mazurek, M Ed - BRAAC
540-293-0990 (work cell)
Roanoke Area
Roberta C. Johnson, M. A.
Reading/Writing/Spelling/Grammar K-adult (OG/Wilson) Organization and Study Skills (including mnemonic strategies) 4th-adult Math through Algebra 1, Intro Spanish & French, Keyboarding
Roanoke Area
Kendall Young
Roanoke Area
Rabia Sandage
Rabia Sandage, M.S.Ed.
Lessons in Literacy
Multi-sensory, O-G based, and Lindamood Bell approaches for literacy tutorials
Judi Munday, M.A.; M.Ed.
Educational Consultant
HIS Place for Help in School
All subjects from K-8
Tidewater Area
Judy Compton
3403 Robins Nest Arch, Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Certified in Wilson Reading System and Wilson tutoring only
757-340-2053 (H)
757-362-4134 (C)
Virginia Beach



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