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About Us

TAP Learning Services is dedicated to serving students with dyslexia in K – 8th grades by providing tutoring for students and professional development for teachers and tutors in the metro Atlanta area.

Kelly Kirkland, Principal Instructor

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Kelly received a Bachelor of Arts in English with a Minor in Psychology from the University of Georgia and is an Orton-Gillingham reading practitioner. In addition to remediating dyslexic children, Kelly works with The Schenck School/Dyslexia Resource in Atlanta, Ga, training tutors and teachers in the Orton-Gillingham Approach. She has extensive experience working both in and out of the classroom remediating children with reading and writing difficulties. Additionally, Kelly has presented at the Orton-Gillingham Academy conference on the social-emotional component of dyslexia. Kelly has organized support groups for parents and teachers as they discover new ways to meet the needs of children with dyslexia. Kelly is a certified member of the International Dyslexia Association/Center for Effective Reading Instruction and a Fellow-in-Training in the Orton-Gillingham Academy. Kelly will complete her Masters in Marriage and Family counseling in 2022 with plans to further address the social-emotional needs of children and families as they navigate the world of learning difficulties. Kelly and her husband have 3 children and live in the Atlanta area. 

What Parents Say

“We are so grateful for being surrounded by amazing educators that taught him not to think of himself as anything less than other students.” 

— Carter's mom

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