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Parents and guardians should always verify educator’s credentials with the entity through which they are certified. DDNC does not conduct any background or qualification checks with regards to any tutors on this list and assumes no liability and makes no warranties as to any individual or service listed here. By using this list, you agree to hold DDNC harmless regarding any person or entity listed here.

See the IDA Factsheet for Evaluating Education Professional for questions to ask your tutor. Always research and ask for references.

Note: Replace at with @ in email addresses.

Barton Tutors

Jan Tussey
jtussey at sbcglobal.net
Youngsville, Remote

Linda (William) Colasanti
Dyslexia Specialist
Carolina Dyslexia Consulting
carolinadyslexia at gmail.com

Amy Wells
A Different Approach Professional Tutoring LLC
adifferentapproach14 at gmail.com
(Advanced Level Certified Barton Tutor)

Carol Barnier/DART Tutoring
Email carol at carolbarnier.com or text 425-359-7215
Barton tutor with expertise in Attention Disorders
Online Services Only
*In addition to fee-based tutoring services, Carol offers free Barton support to families who are using the program on their own with their child. 

Deciphering Dyslexia
Concord, Online
Contact Erin Brafford at decipheringdyslexia@gmail.com or 704-746-1546
Advanced Barton Certified Tutor with 10 years of experience

Wilson & Orton-Gillingham Tutors

Wilson Language
Find Certified Instructor

Marsha Hurd, M.Ed
Marshahurd at gmail.com
text 336-209-0956
Huntersville, Cornelius, Remote

Susan McDonald
lakeshorelearningsolutions at gmail.com
Mooresville, Remote

Angela A Burton, W.D.P
odellkco at aol.com  
Chapel Hill, Remote

Florence Mineo
mineo2462 at aol.com
(917) 670-7540
Raleigh, Zebulon, Knightdale, Wendell, Remote

Avansert Phonics 
Deborah Parkhill Mullis, C-SLT
(704) 292-9262
Indian Trail and surrounding areas, including remote tutoring
Practice since 2012 with students from elementary through high school
IDA/CERI Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher 2022-2025
AOGPE Associate Level Training (2012) & Certified Level Training: Teaching Complex Students (2019)

Brightminds Tutoring
108 N Kerr Avenue Ste J2
Wilmington NC 28405
Wilmington, Remote

Daphne Martin
(828) 448-8094
lazyhillfarm at gmail.com
Morganton, Remote

Christine Keith, M,Ed.
christine1201 at nc.rr.com
(919) 289-7130
Raleigh, Remote
(Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner, LETRS vol. 1 &2)

Kathryn Russell
magnolia.ranch at yahoo.com
Damascus, Virginia, Remote

Josie Moretti, M.S., C-SLDS
josie at literacyimagined.com
South Charlotte, Remote

M. Kathryn Vlach
(Specializes in rising 2nd to 5th graders, available
to work with home school students, groups and in
different time zones)

Pam’s Orton Gillingham Reading Tutor
Pam James
704-906-6097 call or text
pam at pamsreading.com
8001 Raintree Lane Suite 204C
Charlotte NC 282877
(Charlotte Metro Area, South Charlotte, Remote)

Paulette Carrieri
letstalkwilsontutoring at gmail.com
Raleigh/Cary, Southport, Remote
(Certified Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner, References available)

Aspire Academy
office at aspireiowa.com
(Staff of 10 tutors with experience in Barton and Wilson training)

Kathy Denious, M.Ed.
kathy at kathydenious.com
(704) 307-0070
Davidson, Remote

Melissa Bowman
melissabowman at nc.rr.com
Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner
National Board Certified Special Education Teacher
Education: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Jocelyn Helein- Helein Language & Literacy
Cornelius, online available
Speech Language Pathologist
(LiPS®, Visualizing & Verbalizing®, Phono-Graphic Reading Method)

Elyse Lavner
erlavner at gmail.com
Certifications: Wilson Dyslexia Practitioner, Reading Assist Level 1, Project Read Phonology
M.Ed. Reading Specialist K-12
30+ years experience

Debbie Santee
debbie at 3eforliteracy.com
Wake County, also available online
Certifications: Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist, Lexercise
Trained in Just Words Hill Rap
4 years as a Dyslexia Specialist, 20+ years tutoring

Colette Whitney
colette at realreaders4life.com
(704) 591- 4607
Southport, Brunswick County, Online available
Certifications: AOGPE – Associate, 2004
Trained in Wilson Reading System, Language! Literacy, Framing Your Thoughts, Project Read- Story Form Literacy Connection, Shurley English, Self-regulated Strategy Development for Written Expression
22 years of experience 

Connected Learning: Neurofeedback and Educational Services
Lynn at ConnectedLearningAVL.com
(828) 407- 0380
Certifications: BCIA Board Certification in Neurofeedback, National Board Certified Teacher, NC Professional Educator’s License, Orton-Gillingham Certification
15+ years experience teacher special education in NC Public Schools 


Tutoring Resources

Patrick Beaver Learning Resource Center – Hickory, NC
(PAVE: Parents as Voices in Education- parent information and support)

Augustine Literacy Project Triangle
Offers free, one-to-one tutoring to children of low-income households who struggle with reading.
Tutoring will be done online through a platform such as Google Meet or Zoom.
Referral Form for Online Augustine Tutoring may be completed by a teacher, parent, or professional who knows the student well.

Home School Resources

Carolina Collaborative Prep
To obtain more information contact Director Lisa Rivera
lisa at carolinacollaborativeprep

Remote and Home Programs

Barton Reading and Spelling System


Free Online Lexercise Dyslexia Screening Test

Learning Ally Reading Tutor Network Resources

Paulette Carrieri
letstalkwilsontutoring at gmail.com

Pam’s Orton Gillingham Reading Tutor
Pam James
704-906-6097 call or text
pam at pamsreading.com
8001 Raintree Lane Suite 204C
Charlotte NC 282877
Approved Provider for the ESA Plus and Disability Grant

Private Schools