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As a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist and classroom teacher Steven M. Griffin and Katie L. Appel are highly trained and knowledgeable in language and literacy development. We make every attempt to present information on that is research-based and accepted as best practices by our professions and through our own personal practices. Please be aware that other professionals may have perfectly legitimate reasons for disagreeing with us. 

Steve and Katie cannot diagnose reading disabilities, teach, tutor or provide intervention to any person through this website.  For these types of services please contact us or another qualified professional to schedule an in-person consultation. 

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With that being said, we are here to help you. So, if you would like our insights and perspectives on reading related issues feel free to ask us!


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