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Coach Maura C. (L.A./English) ☆

About this Coach

SUBJECTS WITH GRADE LEVEL: All Grade Levels: Reading Comprehension, Reading, Brain Games for Increased Memory, Focus, and Processing IN-PERSON LESSON LOCATIONS: Santa Paula Maura loves to help struggling students overcome their difficulties with reading and reading comprehension, guiding them from frustration and embarrassment in these areas to ease and proficiency. Maura earned a B.A. in Liberal Arts from Thomas Aquinas College in 2018. She worked for a summer as a reading tutor at Lindamood Bell, and for the last year has worked as a private tutor. She delights in this work that brings so much hope to children and families alike! In addition to her experience from Lindamood Bell, she is trained in the Barton Reading and Spelling System, Foundation In Sounds, and certified in the Equipping Minds Cognitive Development Program. Maura truly loves walking with and encouraging students and will help them according to their specific needs to gain: accurate phonemic awareness, proficiency in decoding, strong mental imagery and articulation of ideas to enable and enhance their comprehension, accurate and speedy processing, strengthening of memory and focus, ability to organize and comprehend the parts and whole of a story, and ability to follow directions. If your child struggles with any of these things Maura would love to help! Testimonials “Maura Collins has been such a huge help to get our kids who struggle with reading back on track. She is reliable and professional, and at the same time so kind and patient! Happy voices can be heard during lessons and our children always look forward to their lessons with her. I am grateful for her knowledge and help. Reading is such an important skill and our children’s struggles have been quite a worry. The improvements they have made with Maura give us great enjoyment and peace of mind. We highly recommend her to other families!” –Theresa Faulk “Maura Collins has been working with our family for a year and our girls absolutely look forward to their tutoring time. Maura is kind, gentle, listens to how [our daughter] sees things and then provides strategies for tackling the obstacle.” – Maria Lawson

Important Notes

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