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Our Reading Specialist

For more than 20 years, Ruth Tougas has helped the university, college, secondary, and elementary

students and individuals from the community to succeed.

 

She was a Workshop Facilitator in different community organizations and at schools such as the YMCA and Concordia University, a Tutor for students with disabilities at Concordia University, and a College Instructor at the General Santos Institute of Arts & Technology.  She was also a Literacy Specialist at the Lester Pearson School in Verdun Montreal, where she assessed the individual student's reading strengths and needs, recommended by the Resource Team, and provided literacy intervention and remediation to nonreaders and struggling readers with unparalleled SUCCESS!

 

With the goals of providing effective lifetime solutions to individuals with difficulties in learning to read, write, spell, and comprehend and to accommodate students from different schools and communities, on September 20, 2015, the ​Multisensory Reading Clinic was born - and all who have asked for her help, young and old, have had instant and constant decoding progress with 100% SUCCESS   permanent gains in literacy intervention, remediation, and prevention!

 

Besides, she also works as a Literacy Consultant specializing in helping individuals with dyslexia and other disabilities and disorders and gives literacy training and workshops to teachers and parents, mostly at schools in Laval and Montreal areas.

 

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Language and Literature. She studied Applied Human Sciences, specializing in Human Relations, at Concordia University, where she graduated with distinction. She has also studied inclusive education (special needs) at McGill with a GPA of 3.84/4.0 and at Harvard University's education & teacher training focusing on family engagement in education.

 

A Kurzweil 3000 Trainer, with expertise in customizing instructions based on an individual’s specific needs, she is also a Learning Disabilities Specialist, an Assistive Technology Specialist, and a Learning Strategist with an advanced program of studies in learning disabilities and strategies for individuals with learning disabilities and disorders and mental illness, where during her schooling, she achieved the highest grade of 99% and the average grade of 92% and graduated as SCHOLARS with perfect GPA (4.0/4.0) in all of the four programs.

A dyslexic herself, with ADHD, she has experience and training in different reading programs: The Wilson Reading System, the RX for Discovery Reading, the PCI Reading Program, and the Recipe for Reading, to mention only a few. She has also traveled extensively to the United States to obtain her Orton-Gillingham intensive training at Associate and Certified Levels and incorporate the Orton-Gillingham approach into her teaching. She also attends workshops and conferences both in Canada and in the United States to stay informed about education trends.  

Furthermore, she is also a professional member of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) in the United States and Canada, a membership restricted to professionals who have specialized training in structured instruction that aligns with the IDA Standards.

 Your child's SUCCESS is just a click away!

Multisensory Reading Clinic      100% Success Dyslexia Orton-Gillingham Treatment     www.multisensoryreadingclinic.com    

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