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Private online tutoring for students with dyslexia in Washington DC

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.'

Varsity Tutors is familiar with the difficulty of finding educational support for a family member with dyslexia, and that's why we work hard to connect you with experienced Washington DC tutors for students with dyslexia so that your student doesn't have to handle dyslexia on their own.

Dyslexia is a common learning difference where individuals are not able to read accurately and fluently. They may also struggle with writing, spelling, and reading comprehension. Though the learning issue is commonly diagnosed during preschool, it can also become evident at any age. One thing that's important when thinking about dyslexia is that it's not a problem with the intelligence of the person. Dyslexic people are able to learn and become successful in life. Studying with an expert Washington DC tutor for students with dyslexia can help your student properly manage the condition so that learning becomes a more enjoyable experience.

What concepts can be covered by a Washington DC tutor near me for students with dyslexia?

What your student studies together with their reading tutor can vary depending on many factors. For example, if your student already received an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a 504 Plan, their private teacher can use that as a basis to know where to start the lessons. If your student is also studying using any specific reading program, their private instructor can provide support for those programs as well. Some of these specific reading programs include the Barton Reading & Spelling System and the Wilson Reading System, which are both influenced by the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach. The Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach focuses on teaching kids to read at the word level by teaching the connections between sounds and letters. It pioneered the multisensory approach to teaching reading where the use of sight, hearing, movement, and touch are incorporated in reading activities.

Aside from the IEP, Washington DC tutors for students with dyslexia can also cover concepts not included on the specific study plan for your student. They can observe the learning needs of your child from the first few sessions and make adjustments accordingly. This personalized approach can be an effective way to address the core difficulties of your student.

What are the benefits of connecting with Washington DC tutoring for students with dyslexia?

There can be a number of benefits when you engage the assistance of Washington DC tutors for students with dyslexia. For one thing, your child can receive 100% of the attention of their private teacher. This means they have a dedicated expert monitoring their progress and can give instant feedback during activities. This instant feedback is important in making sure that your student can correct mistakes or issues while the idea is still fresh in their heads.

Another great thing about private instruction is that your student can learn in a distraction-free environment. We know that it's not uncommon for dyslexic students to struggle with classroom-related problems such as getting distracted by classmates or feeling self-conscious during class. Private lessons make it possible for your child to focus better on their reading lessons since there are fewer things that can distract them. Their private teacher can also have an easier time attending to their learning needs and can quickly establish rapport with them. Private instruction with a Washington DC tutor for students with dyslexia could just be the solution your student needs in order to focus and improve on their reading and writing skills.

The benefits of private lessons are not just for your student. As parents, you can also gain a lot of insights into the different teaching techniques being used to help dyslexic students read. For example, you can become familiar with multisensory structured language education or MSLE. This technique is often considered the gold standard when it comes to helping kids with dyslexia to read. The online lessons take place on our proprietary Live Learning Platform where all the sessions are recorded. This makes it easier for you to go back and review anything in the previous lessons.

How can I find a Washington DC tutor near me for students with dyslexia?

Whether you choose the online or in-person private lessons for your student, you can be confident that you'll be able to work with a reading and writing tutor who has the expertise and patience in teaching dyslexic students. Let us know your preferred schedule and we will do the work of finding you a private instructor available to conduct the lesson. As long as you have access to a reliable internet connection, your child can attend online lessons from home or online from locations such as the Georgetown Public Library or the Watha T Daniel-Shaw Library.

Call Varsity Tutors now if you'd like to know more about Washington DC tutoring for students with dyslexia. We look forward to helping your student experience the joy of reading!

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