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Holly LaVine - Dyslexia Tutor

Holly LaVine - Founder

Holly LaVine has 16 years of experience in individualized remediation, multisensory teaching, and diagnostic evaluations. She also engaged in advocacy, teacher education, and designing remedial materials. Apart from a Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from the Rivier University, she also completed several levels of Scottish Rite Orton-Gillingham training program.


Holly taught at the elementary school level as a special educator for five years, specializing in Learning Disabilities, as a reading/writing specialist for two years, specializing in literacy coaching and as a classroom teacher for nine years at third grade and Kindergarten levels. She is a certified educator in the State of New Hampshire in Elementary Education, General Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Reading/Writing Specialist and English Language Learners.


For the past twelve years, she has been working as a tutor with dyslexic students of all ages for a non-profit corporation. She completed accredited training programs under the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC) and the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) program.


Holly is recognized by the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA) and has received an English Language Learners (ELL) certification from the University of New Hampshire in 2015. Holly is also a dyslexia diagnostician for the Counseling Center of Nashua, NH. She performs psycho-educational evaluations and provides feedback to families. 

Tutor - Angelica LaVine

Angelica LaVine, M.S., CCC-SLP, CALP

Angelica is an ASHA-certified and licensed speech-language pathologist. She graduated from Worcester State University's Speech-Language Pathology program in December of 2016. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders from Emerson College in 2014.


Angelica has also obtained her certification as a dyslexia practitioner in the Orton-Gillingham methodology, following a year-long program of study and supervised practicum of tutoring children with dyslexia. She has received additional training in the Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing (LiPS) program, Visualizing and Verbalizing for oral and written language comprehension, PROMPT for apraxia therapy, PECS for augmentative/alternative communication, and Lively Letters for phonics instruction.


Angelica has a passion for testing and prescribing the proper language therapy based on evaluation results. She is a skilled and reflective clinician who takes her role as evaluator and therapist very seriously, but also greatly enjoys working with students of all ages. 

Tutor - Habi Freeman

Rose Wild, OTR/L, CALP

Rose Wild is an Occupational Therapist, IMSLEC Certified Advanced Orton-Gillingham tutor and Certified Academic Language Practitioner. Rose has also obtained additional training in handwriting and holds a strong appreciation for its integral association with reading, writing and spelling. She has been tutoring students using the Orton-Gillingham method since 2003. Rose is also co-owner of Click for Literacy, and a contributing author of its products, ArticuLIST and ArticuLIST Morphs. Click is an augmentive teaching tool for reading instruction using the Orton-Gillingham method. As an Occupational Therapist with over 37 years of experience, Rose is able to incorporate many of the tenets of that profession in her work with students as well.

Tutor - Beth Chaput

Colleen Baker, OG, CDP

Colleen is a certified Orton-Gillingham Reading Teacher. She earned her Bachelor’s

degree from the George Washington University and holds a Masters Degree in Education from Regis University in Denver, CO. In addition, she has a Certificate in Early Childhood Reading Instruction from the University of Colorado.

Presently, Colleen teaches preschool part-time. She is a former first grade teacher and used to be a volunteer tutor for the Children’s Literacy Center of Colorado. Colleen has also been tutoring students privately for years.    

Tutor - Habi Freeman

Jill M. Mainey, BS

Jill M. Mainey, BS, is an OG certified dyslexia practitioner who studied in an IMSLEC based course and who completed a 100 hour practicum in 2006. She is also a graduate of Salem State University. Jill has had extensive education experience working in both school and home settings for more than 18 years. She has been actively tutoring children with dyslexia in both settings. Jill will be working towards her master’s degree as a Dyslexia Specialist in the spring of 2019.

Jill enjoys working with children and her energetic personality creates a positive environment for their academic success. Jill believes that establishing a solid connection with students and their families is important for student success.

Jill resides in Merrimack , NH with her husband and two sons. She enjoys walking, and spending time watching her boys play baseball.

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