Dyslexia, Autism, ADHD, Executive Function Disorder and Being a Tutor

Students often vary as to what they need to meet school grade level requirements; ADHD, Dyslexia, Executive Function Disorder, Autism are some of the reasons many people do not learn in the same way. My tutoring people over the past many years has shown me that individuals vary greatly even within one diagnosis that relates to thought process. Naturally, it is key to see the person getting tutoring services as for who they are, and not simply as a stereotype.

My students to tutor are mostly from Vienna VA, McLean VA, Arlington VA, other areas of Northern VA, Potomac MD, and Bethesda MD. Albeit, some learners are from New England, while others are from the West coast.

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Tutoring Bridges Learning Gaps with Scholastic Strengths

Tutoring increases the odds of parents’ children being accepted at universities, and most importantly graduating from the schools. Too often homework, extra credit assignments, minimal math, science and writing requirements in high school leave aspiring college students unprepared for curriculum that is required at the college level. I find that those whom I tutor prefer to learn their assigned subject matter in a more comprehensive way, rather than through wrote memorization; in turn, they tend to form an ability to answer abstract questions that are tightly associated with university level of academic work.
Many of my students are misunderstood as simply ADHD, ADD, Dyslexic, Autistic, Executive Function Disorder, while they can often excel in school by being taught an individualized method or custom to their thinking way of learning curriculum.

John Toker, M.Ed. LD K-12, M.A.

http://learndifferentlytutor.com/

First Quarter Grades Mini Crises, Need a Tutor ADHD, Dyslexia, Executive Function Disorder

Parents may find themselves in a scramble to get their children tutors because first quarter grades call for it. Many times students’ scores in school are not apparent until this time of year.

Some of my students started with me in the later part of the fall season. Naturally, I spend part of my tutorial sessions getting them caught up with their scholastics, while there is a need to focus on the new material as well.

 John Toker, M.Ed. LD K-12, M.A.

http://learndifferentlytutor.com/

Stay With Winning Formula for Success

Dear students and parents:

Once students with learning issues start to get better grades, too many try to stop with the added support that helped them make progress. It is best to stay with a winning formula until respective parents and teachers can be fully confident that added assistance is not necessary. People generally need added help until the end of any given year; this is because curriculum by its nature becomes harder throughout a school year. One may risk losing a great tutor because he or she has replaced the person with another student and is booked for the rest of the academic year.

Sincerely,

John Toker, M.Ed. LD K-12, M.A.

http://www.learndifferentlytutor.com/

Hello Parents and Students!

Welcome to Learn Differently Tutor blog!

I am John Toker. My tutor practice is in place so that I may help those with learning issues. Fortunately, my students and their parents all work as a team in order move forward in scholastic goals. Tutoring takes place at their home, Skype, public facilities or at my office. You can learn more about me and my tutoring practice at http://www.learndifferentlytutor.com/

Here is a link to an article that I wrote:

http://goarticles.com/article/ADHD-Is-an-Advantage-With-the-Right-Intervention/7027598/
It is about ADHD. Readers learn about how ADHD can be a strength when addressed with the right tutor.