Empowering students with language-based learning differences
Martha Silk, reading teacher, has been tutoring students with dyslexia, language-based learning differences, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and reading comprehension challenges since 1997. Ms. Silk has worked with students from age six through adult, and she has special expertise in auditory processing issues, math, dysgraphic issues in print and cursive, strengthening working memory, reading comprehension, and directional language. Her extensive training includes coursework with William Stixrud & Associates, Stevenson Skills, LIPS and VV, and ASDEC. She has earned certification (CERI) from The Center for Effective Reading Instruction and certification as a Structured Literacy Teacher from the International Dyslexia Association. Ms. Silk holds a B.S. in mathematics from Spring Hill College.
Why I Teach At Siena: because I so enjoy the students' great energy and pure joy they bring forth when their reading starts to improve.