Category Archives: 2014 Speakers
Dana M. Merritt MS CCC-SLP specializes in the diagnosis & treatment of auditory, visual, & motor processing disorders that cause delays in speech, language & learning. She has developed a unique phonics program called “A Time for Phonics” that utilizes the Hebbian learning rule through the student’s “eye gate,” “ear gate,” & “motor gate” to drive neuroplasticity for reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary. She has also developed “Math Made Fun Through Playing Cards” to improve students’ working memory, math skills and social skills.
Tammy and her husband Paul have been married for 27 years and they have 6 children: 3 girls and 3 boys. She taught in the public school system for two years but became a stay-at-home mom after the birth of their firstborn. They have been homeschooling for 17 years. For the past ten years, she has been a Bible study facilitator either in their church’s women’s ministry or with their middle school and high school young ladies. Tammy is passionate about encouraging moms as they journey through daily life with their husbands and children, and by Gods grace, making every moment count for eternity.
Director of Enrollment Management at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
Christy Walters has been a private tutor for the past 20 years. In 2001, she realized that she could write math textbooks that emulate what she does as a highly successful math tutor. She is now the author of Algebra I: A Fresh Approach, Algebra II: A Fresh Approach, and Geometry: A Fresh Approach.
Wife and busy homeschool mom of five children, Antoinette LaGrossa has been helping families find math solutions for a decade.