Reading & Literacy Intervention (all ages, levels- Early Literacy Challenges, Reading/Writing Challenges) by implementing
Phonological Awareness including Sound/Symbol and Sound/Word Knowledge (Imagery- Gaming)
Science Journaling (Writing)
Applied Math (Project Based- Word Problems)
Sight Words (Memorizing The
Learninng Style Awareness for Study and Testing Skills (Using Their Strengths, Gifts & Talents)
Morphology including Orthography (Vocabulary, Spelling)
Reading In Research (Comprehension and Natural Inquiry aka “Why’s of Dyslexia)
Syntax with Poetry (Writing)
…Also, Help With All Subject/Content Areas (Science, Language Arts, History); As well, Life Skills and Coaching
I observe the student’s sensory acute response to stress and interview teachers the child, and parents, observe input/output of motor, verbal, and written behaviors in response to a literacy activity such as a phonics inventory, word- sound knowledge, phonological awareness exercises, and working memory activities along with the student’s interest survey and overall behaviors based on executive, somatic and autonomic functioning. PRESS HERE For MY RESUME
Cook’s Evaluation & Cost
Cook’s Complete Elbert Evaluation Finding Their Strengths, Gifts, & Learning Uniquenesses- The Complete Elbert Evaluation is a complete learning difference screening for:
Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
Visual Processing Disorder (VPD)
Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
Central Processing Disorder (CAPD)
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD)
Autism plus Irlen Syndrome
Twice Exceptionality (2e)/Gifted and Talented
including Social/Emotional (Anger/Shame) Domain
Gifts, Strengths, & Special Interest
Note: In My ELBERT evaluation, I help you uncover their learning uniquenesses and give suggestions, so you can work with their strengths and gifts including interest (there are 3 to choose from). In My ELBERT intervention, I give you steps of learning intervention and enrichment along with the scope and sequence (there are 11 to choose from). My Complete My ELBERT program also includes the important help for the triune brain which includes the following: Brainstem- I have a fight, flight and freeze sympathetic/parasympathetic which is called My ELBERT The Learning Uniquenesses Checklist: The Ultimate SEL Checklist; Midbrain- a screening for vestibular, proprioceptive, somatic issues, along with speech/language development, auditory and visual processing; Limbic- My lesson plan template that includes the 4 F’s: Facts, Forms/Functions, Feelings & Future along with a progress monitoring tool; Cordial- holistic, alternative suggestions for taking care of the whole child’s individual, dynamic needs. Lastly, my program, My ELBERT, includes a self-guided literacy intervention program because literacy (speaking, writing, reading, etc) heals the soul. I offer online training, specialized intervention, and other coaching through a course on understanding Dyslexia and consulting (first one Free)!
What is neurodiversity?
People with dyslexia and other forms of neurodiversity have sound and language processing problems. They will struggle to connect letters to sounds and, mainly difficulties identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words; as well, those with visual processing difficulties struggle to understand visual information such as letters, shapes, or objects and problems processing the graphic symbols (mainly, problems with convergence). Other difficulties related to the absorption and processing of sounds [sounds especially can be omitted from words by the student], students with dyslexia most commonly omit letter sounds, words, phrases in the middle position, then the end, and least commonly the beginning. When they omit, they might do sound confusions such as repetition(s), substitution(s), addition(s) or delete altogether, on the other hand; transversal(s) and reversal(s) are more common in students with a visual processing difficulties. P.S. I suggest -have them remember: if it doesn’t look or sound right reread or rewrite till your brain feels like “it’s just right” [trust your brain-you are smart, you can do it, and you are love]. Ask me how I can help you by tutoring, coaching, consulting and/or training! [Retrieved from https://myelberteveryonelearnsbetterembracingrevolutionaryteaching.com/author/tcookedu/].
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coaching classes and what I offer:
My ELBERT: Remembering Calm & Listening Skills
- Understanding Dyslexia and Other Learning Differences
- Neurodivergent Learning Management Techniques & Classroom Management
- ECE Children’s Literature Read Aloud
- Family Attachment & Parenting with Language and Literacy
- ABC’s including Autonomy, Attunement & Adaptability
- Breathing & Calming Exercises and Activities
- Journaling & Poetry for Atonement
- Bible Study (Relations, Intentions, & Affirmations- including Bible Brain Balancing)
- Remembering Calm & Listening Skills (Brainstorming Emotions/Mind Maps & Tools for Calm)
My ELBERT: Helping Those with a Neurodifference Enjoy Learning Again
- Career & College Readiness Including ACT/SAT (15 plus-adult)
- Study Skills/Test Taking Strategies (such as Mind Mapping)
- School & Grade Level Readiness
- Positive Guidance/Discipline with Language and Literacy
- Bible Literacy (Children & Adults)
- Identity & Building Character with Language and Literacy
What is neurodivergency?
I consult to help others discover their own/someone else’s learning uniquenesses, interest, and how to use their gifts and strengths. Those with a neurodifference usually have a neurodivergency; meaning, they often have intuitive and insightful, well-developed social awareness and emotions while possessing a lexicon of words to help with the synonymous “why’s of dyslexia”. They also have deep and holistic, list-form type thinking including: problem-solving and building/constructing abilities, competitive drive, computer skills, and gaming strategies. They seek our own endeavors of creative, imaginative, visual, artistic, and visionary skills while taking on inventing and innovating pursuits. I can also tell you that they may excel at thinking of “outside the box” solutions, seeing a problem from many sides, and patterns/spatial relationships along with the ability to think in 3 dimensions-using their strong evaluation skills and imagination (capable of observing patterns of: color, shape, size, dimension, rhythm, meter, tone, and chant). They have an innate ability for caring for people, animals and nature [Note: sometimes due to circumstances they go against their own nature in this respect]. Lastly, I prepare students with unique learning and neurodifferences to connect to the world with enrichment classes through my program MY ELBERT. [Retrieved from https://myelberteveryonelearnsbetterembracingrevolutionaryteaching.com/author/tcookedu/].
In Schools, do you work RSPs and/or PST Team and what do you train on in the area of SEN?
Complete My Elbert Program….Read more here:
DOES IT include My ELBERT The Learning Uniquenesses Checklist: The Ultimate SEL Checklist …YES
DOES IT include My ELBERT The Gifts & Strengths Checklist: The Ultimate Learning Style Checklist …YES
DOES IT include My ELBERT The Learning Differences Screening: The Ultimate Screening for Neurodifference …YES
DOES IT include Complete My ELBERT Evaluation…YES
DOES IT include My ELBERT Interventions & Enrichment…YES
DOES IT include My ELBERT Holistic Alternatives for Learning…YES
DOES IT include resources for student and their parents…YES
PLUS ● ● OVER 200 EXERCISES & ACTIVITIES ●●
Trainings on Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs): Central Auditory Processing Disorder ((c) APD); Neurodiverity in Auditory Processing; Neurodevelopmental Disorders (NDDs); Neurodiverity in Visual Processing; Dysphonetic “Auditory” Dyslexia; Dyseidetic “Visual-Surface” Dyslexia; Directional “Geographic-Spacial” Dyslexia; Dysphoneidetic “Mixed” Dyslexia; Developmental Dyslexia; Acquired Dyslexia; Stealth Dyslexia; Gifted & Talented; (2E) Twice Exceptionality; Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADHD-Any of the 3 types) ; (SPD) Sensory Processing Disorder; (IDD) Interoceptive Discrimination; Disorder (DCD) Developmental Coordination Disorder; (SLI) Specific Language Impairment (DLD); Developmental Language Disorder, and many more.
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What is neruopedagogy?
My current practice is a holistic, alternative approach to being and aims to learn how to stimulate new zones of the brain, and increase self-directed neuroplasticity, and create connections (neuropathways) for learning to be successful. Furthermore, it is targeted at naturally stimulating the brains of all types of learners, not only those with students who have learning differences. You need to know that my neuropedagogy is based on the following: my own inductive reasoning, logic of evaluation, outside-of-the box problem-solving skills, detective sense contributed to my own gift of neurodivergency, gift of knowledge and wisdom (discernment), countless hours of student observations (Montessori), (w)holism, neuroscientific, neuropsychology, educational research (Orton-Gillingham, “Science of Reading”), and spiritual/religious studies (Nouthetic Counseling) along with my perpetual care for the “whole person”. We identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem and connection (unity) with God; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health. [Retrieved from https://myelberteveryonelearnsbetterembracingrevolutionaryteaching.com/author/tcookedu/].
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Are YOU Ready To Enjoy An Affordable, Reading, Writing, & Speaking Holistic Intervention For Your Student/Child? Where they develop A Unique Sense Of Trust In Themselves, Their Gifts, & How They Process Information. Now you too can enjoy your thriving student/child, even if you don’t have specialized training….we offer trainings to which Learning That Appeals To The “Whole Person”…
I’m offering courses and professional development opportunities for parents, tutors/teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, any stakeholders really…as well as, those who have dementia and work with the aging population!! That’s right, with consulting opportunities I’m interested in guiding global governments to embrace a neuropedagogy such as mine. DO YOU WANT MY COMPLETE LIST OF PD TRAINING???
Does your child/student struggle with learning? Here is what My Elbert can screen for:
**Screenings held weekly…Description and Cost
Since I’m a Dyslexia Interventionist and Reading Specialist with an SLP background, I do a pre-diagnostic My ELBERT evaluation/screening to see if testing needs to be done or if there is another underlying problem that needs to be addressed. This is not a diagnosis, more like pre-planning or “first steps”. Also includes a FIRST ONE FREE Consultation (30 min to discuss my observations)
Note: “One highly cited study showed that around 80 percent of children with dyslexia had both phonological and surface dyslexia, while 20 percent had only one of the two.”https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/child-learning-disabilities/dyslexia/different-types-of-dyslexia
Learn more HERE about Neurodiversity!
What is the best way to support those with Neurodevelopmental disorders or Neurodiversity in later onset?
You might need to get ahold of me if…
You might need to contact me for help if you or your child/student can’t be reached and seems disconnected; Also, when it comes to learning, they show some or all of the following emotions and challenges: anger, frustration, shame, and sadness; has chronic headaches, stomach aches, hives; appears to have low-self esteem; squints when reading; feels behind or “different” than the other kids; has behavioral and learning challenges; emotionally intense or desensitized; complains; thrives for constant attention; labeled emotionally intense, gifted and talented or twice- exceptional; has trouble focusing or paying attention; destroys their pencil, eraser, and crumples up their paper after working very hard; problems with organization or being on time; poor eye-contact, body-space awareness; sleep and/or digestive problems; has problems spelling or with handwriting; complete interest-based learner; grips pencil very hard; has glasses but still complains about not seeing the letters or words, ultra-sensitive, problems with authority; doodles on paper or anything else; problems understanding verbal directions; picks and scratches at their skin and nails; can be needy, clingy, and “whinny”; known to “complain” a lot; described as dramatic, creative and very imaginative by others; been or going to be held back in school; has trouble connecting to others; tired all the time; great with verbal comprehension and large lexicon, shows anxiety, anxiousness, or depression; overactive-reads, writes, moves, and thinks extremely fast or slow; sensory- processing or working memory problems or issues; constantly moving hands/feet or fidgeting; overly kind or pleasing others; considerably ‘moody’; known for “daydreaming” or lacking focus; aggressive and violent; gets low grades: yet, highly intelligent; can comprehend well but has trouble with spelling/reading fluency; averse to learning or trying something new (resilience) as well as low in motivation!
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Thanks, Tricia Cook,
M. Ed., RSP, AOG, Montessorian, Emotional Intensity Advocate, Dyslexia Interventionist
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