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Dana M. Merritt MS CCC SLP

Dana Merritt Headshot IM 2012

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.

Writing Encouragements

Two Girls Writing Papers

Writing does not have to be a chore–although our students often think it is. Reliance on spell-check and electronic communication is a reality–but not a full-time necessity.  Pulling in some creative, fun projects is an easy thing to do!  If you are careful in the presentation, they might not even know they are ‘doing school.‘ 

Young Children Really Like Jumpstart!

http://www.jumpstart.com/ JumpStart is an award-winning adventure-based 3D virtual world that is super-personalized, wildly imaginative and really fun, but don’t let that fool you…