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Educational Therapy and Tutoring


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Lane's Learning Center
Private Practice-Educational Therapy
Phone: (415) 892-7706
Address: One Gustafson Court Novato, CA 94947

Michele Lane, MS, BCET and her private practice, Lane's Learning Center offers a supportive atmosphere, meeting the individual needs of children and adults experiencing difficulty in learning. Stimulating the interest of a student so they enjoy school and studying is a goal. Learning opportunities are based on academic individualized needs and they are provided in a personal manner. Specialties: Educational assessment identifies academic strengths and weaknesses, matching research-based curriculum to the student’s needs, referral services-Educators in Private Practice.

The Learning Pyramid
Educational Remediation
Phone: (415) 389-1094

We offer one to one remediation for students with learning issues. Language skills are reinforced by music and drama workshops. We also offer help for students struggling to learn a foreign language.
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
Learning Center
Phone: (800) 233-1819
Address: See our website for a local learning center near you!

Lindamood-Bell is an organization dedicated to teaching all people to read, spell, comprehend and express language to their potential. Our programs are geared to meet the individual needs of our students and are delivered in a 1:1 positive reinforcement environment with extensive recognition tools, weekly updates and observations for the parents. Our research- validated programs have helped individuals with a range of prior diagnosis including Dyslexia, Hyperlexia, organization/executive functioning deficits, autism spectrum disorder, and learning disabilities in general.

Literacy and Language Center
One To One Tutoring in Literacy 
Phone: (415) 242-1205
Address: 1312 18th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122

The Literacy and Language Center offers highly personalized multi-sensory research based programs in a supportive one-to-one setting to improve reading, spelling, writing, verbal expression, reading and listening comprehension, critical thinking skills and vocabulary. These programs are appropriate for ages 5 to adult and are an excellent approach for all learning styles and abilities. We are dedicated to helping each of our students realize their full potential for learning and life, while embracing their unique differences.

QWERTY Education Services
Tutoring/Education Services
Phone: (650) 326-8484
Address: 1050 Chestnut Street, suite 201, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Whether you are looking for math tutoring, help with writing, an educational evaluation or expert advice about how your student learns, QWERTY Education Services, a premier provider of education services for Menlo Park, Palo Alto and surrounding Peninsula communities, is here to assist. We are committed to building supportive, individual relationships that provide instruction, strategies, understanding, and guidance to students ranging from those who are struggling with school to those who are thriving. 

Reading & Spelling Solution's Learning Center
Educational therapy (K-12)
 (408) 656-3729
Address: 51 E. Campbell Ave., Suite 110

Reading and Spelling Solutions offers intensive 1-on-1 scientifically based instruction for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and/or other learning problems.  We diagnose each student's academic weaknesses and create individualized programs to empower students (K-12) to catch up to their school peers. Our highly qualified teaching staff includes both men and women. We teach our students the skills and strategies they need to be successful in school; this includes reading, spelling, writing, and math instruction. 

The Reading Clinic
Academic Remediation
Phone: (800) 790-5302
Address: 345 W Portal Ave., ste 120 San Francisco, CA 94127

The Reading Clinic provides 1-to-1 dialogue based instruction in reading, comprehension, expression, writing and math. Lesson plans are research-based and uniquely designed for your child. We target specific sensory-cognitive skills and monitor progress closely, adapting as needed to meet your child’s needs. Results are measurable, significant and last a lifetime.

The Scholar Maker
Educational Consulting
Phone: (818) 568.3656
Address: 3057 Sacramento Street Suite 17 San Francisco CA 94115

The Scholar Maker helps struggling students become academically and personally successful by giving them the life and scholarly skills they need to achieve their goals. The company creates more organized, proactive, and confident student populations through individual workshops, one-on-one coaching, and curriculum development. We offer Study Skills workshops for middle school and high school students and one-on-one academic coaching for students who suffer from chronic disorganization, poor time management, lackluster test performance, and subject-specific weaknesses.

SLD Tutoring 
Educational Therapy
Phone: (415) 609-8805
Address: 1737 Vallejo St., San Francisco

Mary Morelli is a credentialed teacher and educational therapist. She provides multi-sensory instruction and fine motor skill training. This approach develops phonological awareness which creates a strong learning foundation for students in phonics, decoding, reading comprehension, and writing skills.

Steven H. Johnson
Educational Therapy and Diagnostic Services
Phone: (312) 505-9469
Address: 309 4th Avenue #201, SF, CA 94118

Services include diagnostic evaluations and instruction. I provide student diagnostic evaluations to clarify the nature and causes of delays with academic progress and literacy development. Evaluations and consultations take place at my office. I provide multisensory structured language instruction to students struggling with reading acquisition and proficiency, and to students diagnosed with specific learning disabilities (e.g., dyslexia) impacting reading, spelling, handwriting and written expression. 

Phone: (415) 948-1585
Address: 251 Rhode Island St. San Francisco, CA

Tutorpedia is a comprehensive tutoring resource serving Bay Area students. Tutorpedia carefully matches students in grades K-12 with exceptional tutors for personalized academic help. Tutors meet students at home or school, providing them with homework instruction, test preparation, study skills, and organizational strategies. We offer tutoring in all academic subjects and for standardized tests. Tutorpedia is dedicated to providing students of all ages and abilities with learning experiences that help them become lifelong learners.

This directory consists of paid advertising. While PEN is pleased to present a forum for advertising to benefit those with learning and attention difficulties, it is not PEN's policy to recommend or endorse any specific program, product, speaker, exhibitor, institution, company, or instructional material.


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