Reading Specialist, Learning Therapist & Teacher

Reading Specialist, Learning Therapist & Teacher

5.0 (3)
6 hires on
17 years in business

About this tutor

I'm different from most tutors because I don't just help my students with homework. I teach them the skills they need. As a Learning Therapist, I interpret the diagnostic test results that parents receive from doctors and/or school psychologists to develop a customized plan for each student. 

I have a B.S. in Elementary Education and a Ph.D. in education. I am a WA State certified teacher. I was a classroom teacher for 10 years. I have been a professional tutor for the past 15 years. 

I mostly work with children with ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, executive function dysfunction, and high-functioning autism.

Teaching and tutoring children is my passion. I enjoy watching my students progress. I'm friendly and sometimes silly; my students love me.

I love the process of figuring out what will work with each student. I start with traditional methods for teaching beginning (phonics, sight vocabulary) to advanced reading (comprehension, fluency). I watch and listen to the student to see what works and what doesn't. If something doesn't work, together with the student, we decide what to do next.


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Lynnwood, WA 98036
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3 Reviews


  • Temmy Kim

    she was help my son for emotionally and educationally. my son is much better at school work and grade

  • Jessica Rene

    Linda has been a vital component to our son's success in school, especially with all the educational changes in the past 18 months. She has taken our son (who has autism) from a preschool reading level to nearly grade level (3rd) in less than a year. Its astounding the progress that he has made. I highly recommend Linda as a reading specialist.

  • Colin Moloney

    Reliable, punctual, focused on delivering results, and experienced.

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