The website is a resource for parents of struggling readers to help them understand the challenges of dyslexia and how to best help their child.

Jill Kearney is a private reading specialist offering informal assessments and one-on-one structured literacy intervention to struggling readers in the Chelsea/Gatineau/Ottawa area.  She is a certified Dyslexia Practitioner (International Dyslexia Association) and has Associate Level certification from the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.  She has also taken additional course work through the Neuhaus Education Center. Jill has a B.Sc. in Science and an M.Sc. in Applied Statistics. Her first career was in environmental health research and risk assessment.   She continues to participate in workshops and webinars on reading fluency, morphology, grammar, etymology, assistive technologies, dyslexia and other learning disabilities. She is Vice-President of the of the Ontario Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.  Contact Jill –

Orla Wallace is an Educational Therapist trained in Orton-Gillingham.  She is a literacy specialist at Lower Canada College in Montreal, and also maintains a private practice working with students with dyslexia and their families.  She provides individualized, one-on-one reading therapy, consultations and assessments. She has a B.Ed. and M.Ed. in Educational Psychology and has Associate Level certification from the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. She is a member of the Association of Educational Therapists and the International Dyslexia Association.  Contact Orla –

Anne Holl (B.Ed. Hons) is a Literacy Specialist offering structured literacy remediation on a one-to-one basis to students with dyslexia and other comorbidities. A UK-trained teacher, she has 30 years of extensive experience working with students with dyslexia, and supporting their families, in both school and private settings. She has taken a graduate level course “Screening for Dyslexia (Barton)” and has trained in evaluating psychoeducational reports as well as the Orton-Gillingham based Project Read Writing Curriculum. She has her own private practice in Ottawa and continues to attend webinars and training in dyslexia, ADHD, and other comorbidities, as well as other aspects of literacy. She provides student/parent advocacy services with schools and school boards, and is a member of the International Dyslexia Association. Contact Anne –

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