Empowered Literacy LLC offers personalized K-8 tutoring services for reading and spelling using Structured Literacy and the Orton-Gillingham Approach. We offer 1:1 coaching sessions for educators who need support with teaching reading or with support special education students.
Tutoring sessions are offered to children with and without learning differences. Additional services for teens in grades 9-12 are available to those who are continuing in our services.
Empowered Literacy LLC is based in CT, but virtual services are available.
In addition, special education advocacy services are offered for parents to help them with special education processes and PPT meetings.
Empowered Literacy LLC is run by Lisa Baker, M.A., A/OGA, C-SLDI, B.C.A.S.E.
At this time, tutoring services are only being offered online. I look forward to exploring the option of in-person sessions with students in the future.
Please reach out with questions about how I keep our virtual instruction highly-engaging and multi-sensory!
"If you do it right, you will be privileged to have transformed a life.” - Diana Hanbury King
To empower students to understand and overcome their learning challenges, and feel successful in their reading and spelling skills.
To empower parents to understand and support their children while advocating for their needs.
To empower educators to understand how to best meet the needs of each individual learner in their classroom.
An Important Message:
Over the years, I have learned the POWER in speaking openly with children about their struggles. Teaching a child about how their brain is working, and the ways our instruction is helping to rewire their brains to work more efficiently so they can read and spell more easily can be so empowering. Being open and honest with children about their challenges can help them learn that they are not alone, and that there is nothing wrong with them. This is the first step in helping children feel confident and become ready to access new learning.
Coaching sessions are available for educators who need support in teaching reading or with supporting their special education students.
1:1 virtual consultations are available over single or multiple sessions. We will discuss your needs for support within reading and/or special education and identify strategies that can be implemented in order to support your students.
Reach out via our contact form or via email at email@example.com for more information.
Special Education Advocacy services are available for families who would like support with special education processes. These services include:
Our goal is to help parents and schools develop and maintain positive relationships, while ensuring that students are receiving the supports and services they need to succeed.
Please contact us with questions or requests for advocacy support.
My name is Lisa and I'm a certified CT K-12 special education teacher, CERI Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist, Orton-Gillingham practitioner, and Board Certified Special Education Advocate. I am passionate about teaching children how to read and write, as well as helping parents understand special education processes and supporting their communications with schools. I specialize in teaching children with Dyslexia and LD, and have additional experience teaching children with ADHD, SLI, ASD, ED, OHI, and Hearing Impairments.
I look forward to learning about your child and helping them succeed! Please feel free to reach out with any questions you may have about tutoring services, advocacy services, Orton-Gillingham, Structured Literacy, and Dyslexia.
As a former teacher, I am passionate about supporting educators as well. Through supporting educators, I am able to further support students in their classrooms. If you are a teacher looking for support with literacy instruction or special education supports, I look forward to speaking to you about how we can help support your students.
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