ABOUT

Get to Know Me

and My Approach

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CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING

EDUCATION

ABOUT ME

Sharon Pacuk MS CCC-SLP, A/AOGPE

Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist

Certified Orton-Gillingham Specialist

Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist

Orton-Gillingham Teacher Support Specialist and Associate Trainer for EdwardsOG/ Literacy for Life, Inc. 

Sharon Pacuk, owner of Speech Language Literacy BK, PLLC, is a licensed speech-language pathologist and Orton-Gillingham specialist with over 12 years of experience. Her methodology combines a deep knowledge of the structures of language with a gold-standard literacy approach to build skillful and passionate readers, writers, communicators, and thinkers. 

Sharon has extensive experience treating school-aged children with language-based learning disabilities such as dyslexia, individuals with receptive (i.e., comprehension), expressive (i.e., verbal output), and pragmatic (i.e., social) language impairments, and children and young adults who stutter.

 

Sharon is certified at the Associate Level by the Orton-Gillingham Academy. She has completed over 160 hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham approach. She is also an Orton-Gillingham Teacher Support Specialist and Associate Trainer for Edwards OG/Literacy for Life, where she coaches teachers to use the Orton-Gillingham approach in public schools across NYC. 

 

Sharon also has advanced training in the Hochman Method of teaching writing and the Social Thinking curriculum for teaching social problem solving and strengthening executive functioning.

During her graduate training, Sharon was awarded a Teaching Fellowship and taught undergraduate courses in Communication Disorders at Brooklyn College. Sharon also holds a Masters Degree in Writing from Columbia University, where she was the Leman-Clein Esperanza Scholar.

  • B.A. Vassar College, English

  • M.F.A. Columbia University, Writing

  • M.S. Brooklyn College, Speech-Language Pathology

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