Coaching, Courses & Advocacy
FREE Training for Parent of Kindergartners, First-Graders and Second Graders Who are Struggling to Read - Are you the parent of a kindergarten, first grade or second grade student who is struggling to read? If your child's teachers are telling you that you just need to give him/her more time to catch up, then please take this free training to learn why waiting can cost your child self-confidence and academic success.
Should I Wait? Mini-Course - "Should I Wait?" is designed to teach you how to get started advocating for their child's academic needs. If your child is in kindergarten, first-grade or second-grade and is unable to read or is reading with great difficulty, you may be hearing from your child's teacher that you should wait and allow your child more time to catch up. If you have completed my free training, you know how important it is to identify your child as early as possible.
Mamabear Momvocate Bootcamp for Parents of Dyslexic Children - Are you the parent of a pre-school, elementary school or middle school-aged child and want to learn how to advocate and support your dyslexic child in school? Has your child been diagnosed with a learning disability or is he struggling in school and you don't know how to help him? Is your child's self-esteem suffering and you need help boosting his self-confidence? Mamabear Momvocate Bootcamp is a step-by-step program for moms who want to learn everything they need to know to successfully advocate for their dyslexic child's academic, emotional and social needs. Get on the wait list now for access to the discounted rate when the program launches!
Mamabear Cubcare Program - Are you interested in learning about positive parenting strategies? The Mamabear Cubcare Program helps you understand the benefits of parenting with positivity and offers you alternatives to discipline so you can inspire your child to become a happy, self-confident kid who discovers the value of communication over frustration. The Mamabear Cubcare Program is divided into three different categories to address the stage of your child's life that is most relevant to you — Toddler to Tike, Tweens and Teens.
Mamabear Momcare Program - Are you finding that as a mom, your own needs have been neglected for the sake of your family? If so, the Mamabear Momcare Program is designed to help you find your mommy moments so you can recover the you you used to know. Learn how to reconnect with the woman inside who is dying to get out again. Find your inner joy and express it!
Dyslexia Advocacy - If you want individualized attention and coaching for dyslexia, Amy can create a plan to address your concerns, will review your child's IEP and will provide you with helpful resources or direct you to the appropriate professionals. Amy was trained in Orton-Gillingham by the Institute for Multi-Sensory Education and as a dyslexia advocate by the Dyslexia Training Institute of San Diego, CA. Amy will provide coaching over the phone, via Skype or in-person if you are in the Massachusetts area.
Facebook Group Support
Facebook Group Support - Are you trying to find a way to support a child who is struggling with confidence issues? Do you have concerns about a child who is having trouble in school? Would you like to share some positive parenting strategies with other moms or hear about others' experiences? Join our Facebook Group and share your questions, concerns and stories with Amy and a community of other moms.
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Project Dyslexia Group Coaching - If you like the idea of jumping on a monthly group coaching call, this is the option for you (all calls will be recorded and accessible to everyone in the group). Each call will focus on a particular topic area and will include Q&A. You will also be invited to join our private Facebook Group so you can ask questions about dyslexia and can get feedback from other parents who are going through the same thing you are. Amy will jump in regularly to answer questions and provide helpful advice. All calls will be recorded and accessible to those who are not able to make it to the live calls.
If you join our Project Dyslexia Group Coaching Program, you will receive a 10% discount on courses and individualized coaching.
Below are just some of the many topics we will cover during our Project Dyslexia group coaching calls and our Facebook Group discussions.
$300/year includes monthly coaching calls, our private Project Dyslexia Facebook group and email support.
Project Dyslexia Group Coaching Topics of Discussion:
Below are just some of the many topics we will cover during our group coaching calls and our Project Dyslexia Facebook Group discussions. All calls will be recorded and accessible to everyone in the group.
What is Dyslexia? – Learning about dyslexia is knowing what it is, but more importantly what it is not. Correctly defining dyslexia is essential!
Understanding Evaluations – What tests does your child need to diagnose dyslexia?
Choosing an Evaluator – A discussion regarding how to choose an evaluator. Why are some professionals better equipped to evaluate your child than others.
Talking to Your Child's School – How to talk to your child's teachers and administrators.
Documentation – Knowing what and how to document so you have what you need to get your child the support he or she needs.
504 Plans vs. IEPs – Understanding the difference so you know which is better suited for your child.
Present Levels of Educational Performance (PLEP) – A discussion regarding the importance of a well-defined PLEP.
IEP Interpretation – A review of each part of an IEP and a discussion regarding what to look for.
S.M.A.R.T. Goals – Understanding what S.M.A.R.T. goals are and why they are so essential when it comes to tracking your child's success.
Tutoring/Specialized Schools – Understanding the choices you have for your children when your child is not making effective progress.