Client issues and
population for tutoring
and coaching:

ADHD, ADD, Autism,
Asperger, Dyslexia,

Problems, Executive
Function Disorder,
Traumatic Brain Injury

People who are diagnosed
with learning disabilities in
grades K-12, and adults.
Students in public and
private schools.
Learning Specialist Services:

Tutorial services
are for reading,
writing, math, completing
homework and life coaching.
intelligence building exercises are
taught when needed during

Students are met in person for
home tutoring, through online
tutoring via Skype or FaceTime
or at my office

Tutor services are offered on a
year round basis and are available
seven days a week.

Training and Methods for

John Toker has a Master's Degree
in Education with a Concentration
in Learning Disabilities K-12, and
a Master's Degree in Psychological
Services with a Concentration in
Counseling; he holds a Post
Graduate Professional License to
teach in general education and
Learning Disabilities K-12
settings; he has taught in Fairfax
County Public Schools, FCPS,
Montgomery County Public
Schools, MCPS, Arlington County
public and private schools.
John applies his skills from,
working as a licensed
psychotherapist with his
experience as a learning specialist.
Teaching methods are customized
to each student's learning style.
Test prep in math, science,
reading, and writing are part of
sessions. Mentorship with
experienced coaching methods is a
core part of the tutoring.

People who have obstacles in their
learning process have
unrecognized alternative ways of
comprehending school work. They
are tutored on how to identify and
apply their academic
strengths toward their scholastic
A team effort among parents,
students, myself, and other
professionals is key to success
with the tutoring school process.

8220 Crestwood
Heights Drive
McLean VA 22102

240 506 3673
Welcome to
Learn Differently Tutor
Resources for Autism
ADHD, ADD resources for students who need a tutor:
Learning about ADHD, ADD issues

CHADD articles reflect useful information for individuals
affected by ADHD, ADD:
Interview and articles regarding tutor
and author, John Toker:
John tutors and coaches students in Vienna VA,
McLean VA, Falls Church VA, Arlington VA, and
other areas of Northern Virginia; albeit, he
provides online tutoring via Skype, and
Facetime with equal success. Some students
office. Students are often from Nothern VA,
albeit some are from Bethesda Maryland and
Potomac Maryland. John has effectively
provided online tutoring and coaching to people
who live all over the world. Please go to the
following link to read about the advantages to
online tutoring:
Online Tutor
Dyslexia is defined differently by various dyslexia
tutors, albeit, John considers a broad spectrum of
studies from the psychological influences of dyslexia
to the physiolgical reasons for dyslexia. Dyslexia has
been redefined by added studies over the decades.
John defines Dyslexia and conveys the implications
of it as found by clicking on the following link:
Dyslexia Mind and Body
ADHD ADD is a prevelent isssue in the learning
community of ADHD tutoring field as is true for
Dyslexia. Defining ADHD and ADD are the
foundations of addressing the needs associated with
them. ADHD ADD are defined by John who
combines a medical model with a psychological one
in the process. ADHD ADD tutors often vary in their
definitions of ADHD ADD. Please go to the following
page as labeled in the link:
ADHD Defined by ADHD ADD tutor John Toker
Executive Function Disorder is often accociated with
ADHD and other diagnoses. Albeit, Executive
Function Disorder tutor, John Toker, defines it from
many points of views among experts. Naturally,
many books are written about Executive Function
Disorder, as is true for ADHD ADD, and Dyslexia.
John's definition is a relatively brief one that
organizes the important factors related to
Function Disorder
240 506 3673
John teaches people who are
diagnosed with learning
disabilities or have issues with
organization on how to
overcome their learning blocks
or executive function
challenges; he has over ten
years of proven track record

He lives in Northern Virginia,
has tutored for more than twelve
years and practiced as a licensed
psychotherapist in Maine and
Maryland for more than eight

LD Just Means Learn
Differently, is an acclaimed
book written by John; it will
inspire students, parents and
teachers when facing learning

LD Just Means Learn
, written by John
Toker, reflects autism, dyslexia,
ADHD, other learning issues,
and physical obstacles related to
multiple sclerosis, and cerebral
palsy; cases are based off his
tutor experiences with students.
It includes characters that are
based off actual tutor cases,
whereby people surpassed or
were blocked by learning issues.
It’s written like a novel so as to
allow for confidentiality, and to
focus on the passion that gets
people through the strains that
are associated with academics,
rather than a step-by-step
teaching methodology or text
manual for tutors.


"All true teaching is building
skills for independent thought."

"Among the shattered glass,
there are diamonds that must be
preserved for those who feel

Amazon books

Cynthia Brian, co-author of a
NY Times Best Seller,  
interviewed, tutor, John,  
about his novel,
LD Just Means Learn
Differently, on
World Talk Radio.
Click here to hear part of the