Tutoring Resources for Distance Learning
Welcome to our Tutoring Resources Page
All of these tutoring services or individual tutors have training in special education and experience with special education students, and each listing on this page has been recommended by a parent. xMinds has collected this information to help parents find a tutor who can provide academic support for their ASD child during distance learning -- and after. Inclusion on this list should not be understood as an endorsement by xMinds.
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Organizations Offering Tutoring Services:
ASDEC -- Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center
Contact: 301-762-2414; email@example.com to schedule an intake meeting
Service: Dyslexia Therapy (direct instruction in reading and math); Training; and Advocacy
Description: We are a non-profit training and advocacy center dedicated to preventing academic failure through evidence-based multisensory reading and math instruction. We provide referrals for students and adults who need intensive, individualized instruction. We provide direct instructional services to children who are dyslexic or have other learning differences. ASDEC is the only training center in Maryland that is accredited by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and is endorsed by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). We provide support to to educators and school district leaders, deliver information and resources to families, and offer direct services to all learners from pre-school through adults to assure reading and math success. Special Education advocate, Monica Martinez says: “ASDEC is the premiere dyslexia organization in the area, and their multi-sensory approach is good for many kids on the spectrum.” ASDEC Academic Language Therapists work with students for a minimum of three times per week. From ASDEC Executive Director: Our Multisensory Math Specialists are discussing programs and individual support for students. We will send out a notice in the next few weeks with information about our fall programs. (8/1/20). Located in Rockville, MD.
Bass Educational Services LLC
Contact: Judy Bass; firstname.lastname@example.org; 301-774-5211
Services: Academic tutoring/coaching; College placement assistance; Educational consulting;
Description: Bass Educational Services, LLC provides an array of educational services for students with learning differences, ADHD, ASD, and other special needs. Our educational consultants offer guidance and structure throughout the college and postsecondary planning process, provide assistance in gap year programming and assist families in facilitating local K-12 school placements. Our trained, experienced tutors provide one-on-one SAT/ACT test prep and subject tutoring for students in grades 6 and up. Additionally, we provide assistance in obtaining SAT/ACT accommodations when appropriate. Located in Olney, MD.
Suzanne Keith Blattner and Associates
Contact: Suzanne Keith Blattner; email@example.com; 301-758-4275
Services: Academic tutoring, Educational Therapy; Educational consulting; Advocacy
Description: Our highly skilled tutors offer a range of tutoring services to students who are experiencing academic struggles. Our tutors take the time to collaborate with school teams and participate in planning for students IEP if requested. Located in Kensington, MD.
Certified Learning Centers
Contact: Patricia Marie Felton; 301-593-3700; firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: A full service educational support agency founded by Patricia Marie Felton after she spent 20 years as a special educator. CLC offers tutoring services at every grade level and in a wide range of subjects. One parent on MCneeds said “CLC is the industry standard in Montgomery County and has the absolute best certified teachers.” Located in Silver Spring, MD.
Chesapeake Center, ADHD Learning & Behavioral Health
Contact: Kathleen Nadeau, email@example.com; 301-562-8448
Services: Academic tutoring and study skills; Medical/medicine management; Psychological counseling; Behavioral therapy; Educational consulting; Educational testing; Neuropsychological testing; College placement assistance; Behavioral support
Description: The Chesapeake Center is an ADHD, Learning and Behavioral Health clinic that offers a broad range of services to people across the lifespan. We provide individualized and integrated care all in one location using a team-based approach. Our tutors focus on building academic skills while also helping each student to understand their unique brain. We believe in treating the whole person, taking a strengths-based and solution-focused approach. Locations in Bethesda, Silver Spring, Columbia and Annapolis.
The Heller Psychology Group
Contact: Dr. Carey Heller; 301-385-2610; firstname.lastname@example.org
Service: ADHD/Executive functioning coaching and bootcamps (not the same as tutoring); Psychological Services; Testing
Description: As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Heller provides ADHD/executive functioning coaching within the context of individual treatment. Dr. Heller's ability to look at time management, organizational, and study skills from a psychological perspective (i.e., understanding brain functioning, memory, motivation) enhances his ability to help individuals improve their overall functioning. Dr. Heller is happy to collaborate with teachers, counselors, etc. at school as appropriate. Located in Bethesda, MD.
HLD Advocates, LLC
Contact: Stacey Dworin, MS; Stacey.email@example.com; 301-467-8259
Services: Educational consulting, advocacy, and tutoring
Description: President Stacey Dworin is a special education teacher in MCPS. HLD Advocates are dedicated to assuring our students are given the resources and support they need to succeed both inside and outside the classroom. HLD Advocates believe that receiving an IEP or 504 plan is not the end. In order for students to improve their skills tutoring support is key to continued success in school. HLD Advocates tutors will help support their areas of weakness and improve their skills.HLD Advocates, LLC provides their families with knowledgeable tutors who are experts in their subject and have experience with working with students with special needs. Tutors are available in the areas of: Phonemic awareness, Reading comprehension, Written language, Math, Executive functioning. Reading instruction is provided with research based programs that are geared toward each student's need. Located in Glenwood, MD.
Imagine Possibility, LLC
Contact: Lisa Taylor; 301-330-8251; https://iptutoring.com/contact-us/
Services: Multi-Sensory Academic Therapy
Description: Imagine Possibility offers instruction in reading, writing and math, using Orton– Gillingham, Lindamood, Wilson, multi-sensory math and other programs. Located in Rockville.
Services: Tutoring and schoolwork support
Description: Ivymount Outreach has extensively trained, experienced special educational teachers that are available to help. Services range from support with virtual learning tasks and schoolwork completion to assessment and instruction in specific content areas. Services will mainly be provided virtually; however, in person services may be available. Email Ivymount Outreach to discuss your child's specific needs, and they will work with you to develop an individualized plan.
Contact: Wendy Taylor; 240-249-8492; Wendy@LearningEssentialsEDU.com;
Services: Academic tutoring; Academic Coaching
Description: Learning Essentials incorporates one-on-one tutoring, interactive brain camps, informative workshops and creative professional development programs to promote learning success for students. Located in North Bethesda, MD.
Contact: Eve Margol; (240) 644-4648; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Services: Academic tutoring/coaching; Educational Consulting
Description: On the individual level, LinkEducation Resources offers support for both typical and exceptional students in understanding and developing underlying academic areas of weakness and identifying strengths. This is done using an individualized tutoring approach, which combines research-based programs such as Orton Gillingham, Lindamood Bell, Handwriting Without Tears, and Framing Your Thoughts. Additionally, LER integrates strategies that will enable students to problem solve, stay organized and master challenging academic environments independently. Located in Olney, MD.
Maryland Teacher Tutors
Contact: 443-594-2187; firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: Tutoring; Academic coaching; Homeschooling supportDescription: Our tutors and academic coaches are certified teachers with a proven track record of success. That means we know the curriculum, but more importantly, we know students. We are experts at what we do. MTT offers excellent one-on-one tutoring and academic coaching from highly qualified teachers at affordable rates. We don't force you into annual contracts and there are no hidden fees. On MTT’s website you’ll find all the available tutors; some of them are special education teachers. Located in Baltimore, MD.
The Treatment and Learning Centers
Service: Tutoring; Organizational Coaching; Private School; Psychological counseling; OT; SL Therapy; Social Skills Therapy; Testing
Description: Individuals of all ages and abilities benefit from our one-on-one tutoring in a variety of academic areas including math, reading, writing, spelling, and study skills. We focus on understanding the individual strengths and needs so we can create and implement strategies that will be most likely to help each person learn and make progress at school, at home, and in life. In addition, children with difficulty in social interactions, or who have emotional concerns, may benefit from our individual, group, or family counseling to address their needs. Located in Rockville, MD.