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CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING
Licensed and Certified in Speech-Language Pathology
Certified Level member of the Orton-Gillingham Academy
Orton-Gillingham Teacher Support Specialist and Associate Trainer with Edwards Orton-Gillingham
Completed 200+ hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham Approach
Advanced training in The Hochman Method of teaching writing
B.A. Vassar College, English
M.F.A. Columbia University, Writing
M.S. Brooklyn College, Speech-Language Pathology
Sharon Pacuk MS CCC-SLP, C/OGA
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist
Certified Orton-Gillingham Literacy Specialist
Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist
Orton-Gillingham Teacher Support Specialist and Associate Trainer for Edwards Orton-Gillingham
Sharon Pacuk, owner of Speech Language Literacy BK, PLLC, is a licensed speech-language pathologist and certified Orton-Gillingham specialist with over 14 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 a Certified Level member of the Orton-Gillingham Academy, the most rigorous accrediting and certifying body for Orton-Gillingham Practitioners. Academy members at this level are the only Orton-Gillingham practitioners certified to work 1:1 with students without supervision. She has completed over 200 hours of training in the Orton-Gillingham approach.
She is also an Orton-Gillingham Teacher Support Specialist and Associate Trainer for Edwards Orton-Gillingham, where she coaches teachers to use the Orton-Gillingham approach in public and private schools across NYC.
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.