Nancy is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Decoding Dyslexia (DD) MA. She participates in DD activities nationally as part of the leadership network of DD. She has a Masters in counseling and is a licensed school counselor, trained reading specialist including the Orton-Gillingham method, and a professional member of the IDA. She is on the advisory group for the International Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction and represents DD in the Coalition for Reading Excellence. She has done professional development programs in both dyslexia or differentiated instruction in many states including MA, NJ, CT, FL, IL, UT and NM.
Nancy talked about IDEA Law, essential components of reading, explicit and systemic instruction, building foundational reading skills, decoding, fluency, comprehension, IEP meetings, figuring out if the teachers have the right training to meet your child's needs, what if your child's school does not recognize "dyslexia", asking for the right support, evidence-based methodology.,