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Private online tutoring for students with dyslexia in Cleveland, OH

Receive personally tailored lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting who understand students with dyslexia. We help you connect with in-home and online tutoring that offers flexible scheduling and your choice of locations.'

It can be hard to watch your student struggle with dyslexia, so let Varsity Tutors connect you with experienced Cleveland tutors for students with dyslexia today. Dyslexia is a lifelong condition that can be diagnosed at any age but typically becomes apparent during the preschool years. It does not affect intelligence but makes reading, and sometimes other subjects like writing and spelling, more challenging than they are for other students. If the student in your life could use an academic edge, keep reading to learn more about the potential benefits of working with a Cleveland tutor for students with dyslexia.

What concepts can my student review with a Cleveland tutor near me for students with dyslexia?

Many students with dyslexia have a hard time reading both to themselves and out loud, so a professional reading tutor can begin by adopting teaching strategies designed specifically for them. For instance, the Orton-Gillingham approach entails making a strong connection between a letter's shape and the sounds it makes to involve more than one sense in the learning process. The strategy pioneered the concept of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE), which is still seen as the gold standard for students with dyslexia. We can refer you to an instructor who understands Orton-Gillingham plus related techniques such as the Wilson Learning System and Barton Reading and Spelling System, allowing them to incorporate multiple different strategies into your student's Cleveland tutoring for students with dyslexia.

For example, writing letters in sand adds a tactile component to language education that can make it easier for students to understand what each letter means. Shaving cream, sandpaper, and even air can also serve this purpose, so your student can use whatever happens to be on hand to further their educational goals.

Cleveland tutors for students with dyslexia can also provide general academic support. For instance, many students with dyslexia find school frustrating because their friends seem to be progressing much more quickly than they are. Studying outside the classroom environment and its negative connotations can help your student develop more self-confidence in their academic skills while developing new ones.

What are a few of the benefits of Cleveland tutoring for students with dyslexia?

If your student has a 504 Plan highlighting the accommodations they need in school or an Individualized Education Plan (IEP), a private Cleveland tutor for students with dyslexia can utilize these documents to synthesize a customized study plan based on your student's needs. With time, your student's private instructor can even go beyond these documents and leverage their expertise in order to determine what your student really needs.

A professional writing tutor can also create a learning environment where questions are encouraged, making it easier for your student to speak up if they don't understand something. Positive reinforcement can also be mixed into every session so that your student doesn't start to grow discouraged.

A private instructor can even design study sessions around your student's preferred learning style to improve their efficiency. A visual learner can use flashcards to memorize common sight words, while a kinesthetic individual who studies best by doing can run around the room to illustrate letter shapes. A private instructor also offers the flexibility to introduce new concepts when your student is ready for them, allowing your student to study at their own pace.

Can I connect with a Cleveland tutor near me for students with dyslexia right now?

Independently verifying that a prospective instructor has the patience and skills required to work with students with dyslexia can be challenging, but Varsity Tutors makes it easy. We do all of the research that goes into finding you a great private instructor so you don't have to worry about a thing. We also strive to match every client with someone who suits their scheduling needs, allowing both you and your student to keep living life while meeting with a private tutor.

We can set you up with either online or in-person instruction according to your preferences. If you select the digital option, your student can meet their instructor on our exclusive Live Learning Platform. Our platform is mobile-friendly, so there's no need to commute someplace like the Shaker Heights Public Library unless you want to. Convenient features such as a shared document editor, integrated practice problems, and a virtual whiteboard can also provide a face-to-face experience even if your student's instructor lives nowhere near the Cleveland area.

Every session is recorded automatically, allowing you and your student to go back and review what strategies the instructor is using so that you can keep the learning going even after the session is over. If you're interested in learning more about the benefits of working with Cleveland tutors for students with dyslexia, please reach out to Varsity Tutors by phone or online today. Knowledgeable Educational Consultants are currently standing by to answer any questions you have!

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