New Services Provided By PNC!

Our newest team member, Linda Martin, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE, provides reading tutoring and organizational coaching services for children, adolescents, and adults.  Linda is certified by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators for reading instruction.  Her evidence-based and multisensory approaches, in combination with her experience and insight, provide clients critical gains in academic functioning, executive functioning skills, and self-confidence.

Reading Tutoring: 

Linda offers reading tutoring services for children and adolescents who struggle with achievement in reading or have dyslexia. Tutoring utilizes evidence-based programs (e.g., Orton-Gillingham) and focuses on improving the following skills:

  • Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
  • Sound-Symbol Recognition
  • Alphabet Knowledge
  • Decoding
  • Vocabulary Knowledge
  • Comprehension
  • Fluency

Coaching Services:

Linda provides organizational tutoring/coaching for children, adolescents, and adults. Coaching services include an initial intake, a skills inventory, and an individualized intervention plan. Such customized support is helpful for clients who struggle with the following:

  • Time Management
  • Prioritization
  • Study Skills (Homework Completion, Note Taking, Test Preparation)
  • Project Management Skills
  • Organization of Space/Materials
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Initiating Tasks (e.g., Homework, Work)
  • Emotional/Behavioral Control
  • Sustaining Attention
  • Working Memory
  • Goal-Directed Persistence

The organizational coaching and reading tutoring is tailored to the student’s individual needs and includes progress monitoring. Additionally, Linda collaborates with school teams to maximize consistent efforts at achieving student success.

Linda Martin’s, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE Bio

Developing Reading Skills and New NH Legislation, By Linda Martin, M.Ed., CAGS, AOGPE