Amy HalpertStructured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist

CERI Verified Provider

Westport, CT

Phone: (646) 244-0371


Amy HalpertStructured Literacy/Dyslexia Specialist

Provider Bio

A native Washingtonian, who moved to Connecticut in 2012, Amy Halpert received her B.A from Brown University, and holds a Master of Professional Studies in Elementary and Special Education (1-6). She is a certified elementary and special education teacher (1-6) in New York State, and an Adjunct Professor in the Literacy and English Education Department at Manhattanville College, and in the Literacy Department of the College of Education and Human Development at Sacred Heart University. Having spent significant time in schools, Amy has profound perspective on general education, self-contained special education, integrated co-taught and resource room classrooms. She completed her student teaching in Greenwich and Westport, and has taught special education in Darien.

Amy is an Certified-level Orton-Gillingham Practitioner through the Academy of Orton-Gillingham. She has training in Lindamoodbell’s Visualizing & Verbalizing, LIPs, Judith Hochman’s writing program (The Writing Revolution), and Preventing Academic Failure Multisensory Reading Instruction (PAF). Amy engages in ongoing professional development and has taken numerous courses, including those on early literacy and language development, executive function, literacy assessment and study skills for middle school at the Windward Institute.

In addition to providing private tutorial services, comprehensive literacy assessment and consultative services, Amy has extensive training in special education law and advocacy through William and Mary's Institute for Special Education Law and Advocacy, and the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates. She holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Amy has presented to parent groups, educators, attorneys and advocates on various topics aligned with the science of reading.

Amy is the parent of four children with very different learning profiles, who have inspired her interest and deep engagement in the field of education.

Provider Details

  • Accepting New Clients
  • Online Tutorial Service Offered
  • Other Professional Certifications Held: C/OGA, MPS (Special Education and Elementary Education), JD