Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Deciphering Differences

Sequim Gazette Wednesday, May 14, 2003
By Betty Oppenheimer
Sequim Gazette Staff Writer

Education therapist Melinda Pongrey helps people of all ages figure out how to learn. Focusing on clients who have been struggling with learning, Pongrey works to understand how their brains process information, using the body's auditory, visual, motor, tactile, spatial and language systems. Read More

Monday, December 10, 2007

Using Dyslexia to Advantage

BUSINESS | December 6, 2007
Tracing Business Acumen to Dyslexia
A study concluded that dyslexics were more likely than nondyslexics to excel in oral communication and problem solving and to own two or more businesses.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Dyslexia-Overcoming day-to-day challenge of living with learning disability

Wednesday Jan 12, 2000
By Janet Huck

Leader Staff Writer

Shelley Wolff, a single mother of two young boys, thought the only job she would be able to get was hanging clothes at a department store. "I wanted more, but I couldn't see how I could get a better job because I could barely write, and working a cash register was out of the question," she said.

But the 25-year-old woman learned to overcome her learning disabilities by working with Port Townsend's Melinda Pongrey, the owner of SISIUTL: New Paradigms in Learning. SISIUTL was names after a mythical beast which transforms people's greatest challenges into their greatest gifts. Read More

Shelley's Update

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