Dyslexia Advocacy Services
Do you suspect your child has dyslexia or has he or she received a recent dyslexia diagnosis?
Is your son or daughter falling behind in school because they are struggling to read and spell?
If so, you are not alone.
How a Professional Dyslexia Advocate Can Help
Unlocking the key to the special education process can be daunting, stressful, complex, and time-consuming. If the process fails to result in appropriate intervention and effective accommodations, your child falls further behind in school and your whole family feels the strain of just getting through an ordinary day.
As an Educational Advocate who specializes in dyslexia, Lorraine knows what it takes for children with this learning profile to not only succeed, but also thrive! Using a comprehensive and custom approach to educational planning, Lorraine is committed to maximizing your child’s overall academic experience.
Lorraine works tirelessly on your behalf to obtain the appropriate special education support and services your child needs to succeed.
Are You Ready to Turn Things Around for Your Child?
Together we will advocate for your child to ensure that they CAN reach their full potential.
Let's Make a Plan
This comprehensive consultation is for parents who have the time and interest to navigate the special education process on their own but still want expert guidance so they feel confident and prepared.
Don't Go It Alone
This service is for parents who don’t have the time or inclination to go it alone. You will receive hands-on advocacy support involving in-person representation at your child’s school meetings, plus access to Lorraine for all issues that arise along the way.
Whatever It Takes
This is our most comprehensive service, ideal for parents who have complex advocacy needs and desire trusted guidance and support each step of the way. Lorraine will be on-call and ready to do ‘whatever it takes’ to ensure that your child has the appropriate special education support and services they need to be successful.
How Lorraine's Advocacy Services Stand Apart
Lorraine builds relationships.
Lorraine recognizes that a positive outcome greatly depends on your family having a collaborative and productive relationship with school district staff. You’re in this relationship for the long haul. That’s why she stresses working in partnership with your child’s school team throughout the Special Education Process. She works together with all stakeholders to bring about the best outcome for your child.
Lorraine is a dyslexia expert.
Lorraine knows how to help your dyslexic child. Her expertise in dyslexia allows her to create customized and comprehensive educational recommendations based on each child's unique needs. You can rest assured that Lorraine will advocate for the appropriate educational services and supports for your child.
Lorraine is highly qualified.
Lifelong learning and ongoing professional development are key to providing clients with the highest quality advocacy services. While certifications and continuing professional development are not required to become an educational advocate, Lorraine's integrity and dedication to her field have led her to acquire certifications from the International Dyslexia Association & William and Mary Law School, as well as continue with training from those and other respected groups and institutions. Learn more about Lorraine's qualifications.
Lorraine puts it all together!
It all comes down to understanding your child’s unique learning differences, the school’s approach, state and federal special education regulations, as well as utilizing your parental instincts. Lorraine combines it all to create an advocacy strategy that fits your family's needs.
Speaking & Training
Lorraine is dedicated to bring dyslexia awareness and education to the public and to spark action! She has spoken to parents, educators, legislators, military personnel, pediatricians and government officials on topics ranging from advocacy to legislation. She has also provided training to help families navigate the special education process. Lorraine is available to speak to your group on a variety of topics, selected especially for your audience.
Not Sure What You Need?
Schedule a Discovery Call with Lorraine. She will listen to your concerns about your child and together you can decide which of her services are the best fit for you and your family.