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Laila passed a background check that includes a SSN verification, national criminal record check, and sex offender registry search. Learn More
Laila delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5 to 80 and special needs

Teaching since:
2010

My name is Laila. I am a mother of four children ages 21,18,17&12. I have BS in Computer Science and MS in Accounting. While raising up my children I volunteered at our community and worked closely with children. I decided to become a reading therapist after I faced challenges with one of my children who struggled with reading. I have been a member of the Phono-Graphix Reading Company Association since 2009. I helped many students with their Dyslexia learning difference. I also added to my skills and became familiar with Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia. I have been teaching students online from all over the USA as well as international students. My passion is to work with kids and help them succeed. I give the student a simple assessment to determine the challenges and I work closely with the student family to overcome the struggles.
Literacy is the key to success.

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Experience

Reading Therapist
Feb 2009 - Present
Phono-Graphix

I've been a member of the phono-graphix company for the past 8 years. I'm a certified reading therapist in phono-graphix and language wise.

Education

Reading Therapy
Feb 2009 - Feb 2010
Phono-Graphix Reading Company
Columbia University/ French
Aug 1992 - Dec 1993
Diploma

Languages

Arabic
Fluent / Native Proficiency
English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Read Naturally
Jun 2012
Read Naturally

Language Wise
Feb 2010
Phono-Graphix Reading Company

Reading Therapist
Feb 2009
Phono-Graphix Reading Program

A certified member of the phono-graphix reading program since 2009

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4 Reviews

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Erin Oct 11, 2017
Reading · Online

Laila is a truly exceptional instructor! Many years ago I mentored her as she studied the Phono-Graphix reading/spelling method. What a sharp and driven student she was. Since then, Laila has become a respected colleague and cherished friend of mine. Her love of learning and for her students shines forth in all that she does. She brings this, along with extensive experience and preparation to every lesson.

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Noga Oct 11, 2017
College Admissions · Online

Great instructor. Knowlegable, structured and caring. Excellent ability to explain matters clearly. Creative and supportive. Added great value to my college admission essays.

Caroline Oct 9, 2017
Reading · Online

My daughter's reading skills have improved tremendously over that last year. We have found the tutoring sessions to be very helpful and beneficial.

Ruba Oct 9, 2017
Reading · Online

My son was struggling with reading and it was affecting his performance at school. Laila's approach was very professional. She gave him a free test to determine the problem then started working with him. Her methods of teaching were different, fast and very effective. We could see results after a few sessions.
She is so passionate about teaching, approchable and warm. My son loved his lessons and I loved dealing with her.

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