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Writing with Pen

Are you a parent with concerns about your child's ability to read and spell?
Are you a teacher who wants to learn how to help students with dyslexia? 

Are you a school administrator who wants to provide a flexible, structured, multisensory approach to literacy that aligns with the science of reading ?

Welcome. You're in the right place. 

Kim Nau has an M.S. degree from Hofstra University and she is a full-time dyslexia therapist. She is 1 of only 147  Fellows (worldwide) in the prestigious Orton-Gillingham Academy.  She is also a certified Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist from the Center for Effective Reading Instruction. She is a board member of the Long Island branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).

Kim has had a wide-ranging, teaching career with experience working with a varied population of students. She began her teaching career in New York City over 20 years ago as a classroom teacher in Brooklyn, and then moved on to teaching English to speakers of other languages at local colleges. 


Her passion for teaching students with dyslexia began in 2016 when she had the opportunity to study the Orton-Gillingham approach. Kim now has over 4,200 hours of experience working one-on-one with students (ranging in ages from 6-74) who have language-based learning disabilities.

Kim tutors most of her private clients remotely. She offers virtual, and in-person, Orton-Gillingham Academy trainings and workshops to teachers/parents. Kim mentors and trains with the Stern Center Center for Language and Learning in Vermont. She also provides consults and mentorship opportunities for school districts. She resides in Long Island, New York with her family and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. 

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