Fairleigh Dickinson University

Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDT/C)

Teacher of the Handicapped Certification

M.Ed., Rutgers University

Nominated to Kappa Delta Pi, National Honor Society in Education

Certified K-12
Certified Special Education

Additional Training

  • Intensive advanced coursework from Ester Morgan Sands at the Orton-Gillingham Foundation in Manhattan and the Reading Reform Foundation
  • Project Read with Dr. Enfield and Victoria Greene. Phonology, Reading Comprehension and Written Expression
  • Orton multi-sensory reading course with practicum at Fairleigh Dickenson University with Georgette Dickman
  • Multi-sensory math training with practicum at Fairleigh Dickinson University with Dr. Terri Montani
  • Workshops at national and regional International Dyslexia Foundation Conferences
  • Lindamood-Bell training

Social Studies Teacher, Columbia High School 

Professional Affiliations

Association of Learning Consultants

International Dyslexia Association

New Jersey International Dyslexia Association

Orton-Gillingham Society

Montclair Research Group on Children with Special Needs



NJ Dyslexia Association 

University of Connecticut. Presented papers on teaching disadvantaged students work and professional skills.

Guest Speaker, NJ International Dyslexia Association


Insurance Coverage

Many insurance policies do not provide coverage for testing and or remediation. However, most Flexible Spending Plans do allow for educational remediation and assessment expenses. Please check with your insurance company and/or employer’s Human Resources department. 


Remediation and Comprehensive Educational Evaluations of Learning Ability

Laurie Leifer, Ed. M., LDT/C, M.F.A.