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I Am Not the Same Teacher that I Used to Be

Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Kelly Cooper-Galessiere. NILD Canada’s Search & Teach Program It was purely by accident that I first heard about NILD Canada and the Search and Teach program. I was working as a resource teacher at a Montessori-based elementary school when a friend casually mentioned that she’d heard […]

Tutoring? Educational Therapy? What’s the difference?

Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Lindsey Koppert. I have always been passionate about helping struggling learners. As a former classroom teacher and tutor, I was always frustrated that I couldn’t really help the students who needed my help the most. No matter how much extra time I spent tutoring them, they […]

Interview with Lorri Wilke | Rx for Writing Instructor

NILD Canada is eager to welcome Lorri Wilke, an instructor from NILD U.S., for our first Canadian Rx for Writing Course. This course will be offered the day before our Annual Conference begins.  Listen in to our interview with Lorri about her experience as a therapist and as an English teacher. Interview with Lorri Wilke […]

Why I chose to train as an Educational Therapist

Enjoy today’s guest post by one of our therapists, Naomi Cunningham. I learned about NILD Educational Therapy when I was in a brain development class, while doing my Honours Bachelor of Child Development. As I listened, a light switched on for me, Educational Therapy made total sense! Based on research in brain plasticity, I was passionate about […]

On the Road to a Successful Future

As a therapist, it is my goal to unlock my students’ potential, increase self confidence and bring learning to life! At the same time, I am in conversation with my student’s parents, working together for lasting change. We are on a journey – the student, the parent, the therapist – towards independence. It is with […]