"PhD. Reading/spelling/writing (certified Barton Reading)"
Reading is one of the most complex skills students set out to learn. Many students are natural readers, insomuch that they learn to read regardless of the nature of their reading instruction. There are a significant number of students, however, who need explicit and detailed instruction in decoding words using a phonetic approach which breaks words down into individual sounds. Besides having a Ph.D. in physiological psychology (one of the neurosciences), I am also a literacy intervention specialist working on a certification from the Academic Language Therapy Association. I have had 80 hours o ... More