Services

Please note: Due to COVID-19, some services may be temporarily unavailable. Please call 937-303-1852 or email Sharon@The-Learning-Cottage.com for more information. Thank you.

All of the following services are typically provided year-round and by appointment only.

Consultations

A consultation is an informal conference with the parent/guardian and, often, the student. This is a time for honest conversation and for the parent/guardian to share concerns and helpful documentation to determine learning goals and potential future educational services or therapies. Call 937-303-1852 to make an appointment.

Wilson Reading System® Multi-Sensory Instruction/Reading Therapy (Grade 2-Adult)

  • WRS® is a multi-sensory, systematic, explicit, cumulative language program used to teach children & adults who need reading intervention due to language-based learning disabilities, such as dyslexia. The program is based on the research and principles designed by Orton-Gillingham.
  • Click here for more information.

Learning Without Tears® Instruction (K-5+)

  • Handwriting Without Tears® (HWT) & Keyboarding Without Tears® (KWT) are multi-sensory programs for those who desire to learn (or improve) skills for written production. Lessons may include learning to print, writing in cursive, and/or developing computer literacy and typing skills.
  • Click here for more information.

Reading Assessments/Dyslexia Screenings

  • Helps to identify one’s strengths and weaknesses in the areas of language processing
  • Please note Sharon Sheppard, M.Ed. does not have the qualifications to diagnose any learning or health related disabilities.

Elementary Tutoring: Language Arts Focus

  • General Homework Help
  • Literacy Skills
  • Reading Fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension
  • Written Expression/Basic Composition Skills

Home Education

  • Instruction
  • Portfolio/Narrative Assessments
  • Achievement Testing

Get Set For School® Pre-K/Kindergarten Readiness

  • Readiness & Writing
  • Language & Literacy
  • Numbers & Math
  • Click here for more information.

Standardized Testing/Assessments

  • Helps to identify a student’s academic strengths and weaknesses
  • Helps to identify a student’s learning style
  • Measures student progress

Educational Workshops

  • COMING SOON! "Dyslexia For A Day: A Simulation of Dyslexia"
    • This simulation was originally designed by The Dyslexia Training Institute in CA.

Fees and Payment Details

  • Fees at the Marysville location may range between $35-$200 per service.* (*Additional fees may apply for materials, scoring, etc.)
  • Payment is due at the beginning of each appointment.
  • Methods of payment accepted include cash, check, & debit/credit card.
  • For more information about sponsoring a student or purchasing gift cards, please contact Sharon.

Additional resources and recommendations from Sharon are available here.