Seattle, Washington, United States
Abbie’s insight and understanding of the difficulties and benefits particular to learning differences gives her an advantage in all areas of intervention.
With thirteen years experience in coaching individuals with learning differences, their families, teachers and schools, she carries a wealth of experience assisting students to realize their potential by coaching them in self-advocacy and skills for effective studying and organization.
As an undergraduate at Bowdoin College, she worked closely with the administration to design and implement a platform of Disabilities Support Services still in place today. Abbie has continued to employ the knowledge and skills she gleaned from her work with Bowdoin to support educators, schools, and families to enable students with L.D. to perform at their highest potential.
Abbie is an experienced tutor in the Barton Reading and Spelling program, an Orton-Gillingham based remediation, and has made an extensive study of current research on learning differences, neuroplasticity and the efficacy of remediation approaches.
Previously Abbie founded Saigon Movement an innovative educational program serving 65 families, dedicated to supporting cognitive development through movement-based instruction. Abbie received a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology from Bowdoin College.