Heather McGinn MA, Reading Specialist
Heather McGinn graduated from West Chester University in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. In 2003, she earned her Masters of Education in Reading from West Chester University and is a PA certified Reading Specialist. Over the years she has become very passionate about teaching children how to read and write. She is an active member of the International Dyslexia Association, and has attended several conferences gaining insight on Dyslexia, ADHD, Working Memory, and Executive Function. Heather is also a facilitator of Dyslexia Simulations, and shares her own personal stories of navigating the school system as a parent of three dyslexic children. Her additional certification in the evidence based Orton-Gillingham programming lead to multiple layers of expertise on how children learn to read. As a Certified Academic Language Therapist her instructional approach emphasizes the necessity for explicit language teaching to be systematic, cumulative, direct, and sequential. Knowing first-hand the various learning styles, she has successfully devised and implemented instructional plans to meet individual needs.
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Email: or call: 610-563-4701