About Alessa

Alessa homeschooled her two children from Kindergarten into college. Throughout her years of homeschooling, she embraced a child-led learning approach, with an emphasis on social-emotional development and community-based learning. With a Masters in Education from Johns Hopkins University; a Bachelors degree in Psychology from Lehigh University, and a Certificate in Special Education Advocacy from the William & Mary Law School, Alessa is uniquely qualified and trained to provide educational testing, curricular support, and general consultations to families.


By |2024-01-24T14:33:27-05:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: Testing|Tags: , , |

WISC-V: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 5th edition The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 5th Edition is an ability test that measure a child’s intelligence. The WISC-V score sheet provides a Full Scale IQ, as well as Read more...

Mammal Quiz

By |2023-09-06T15:04:33-04:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: Science|Tags: , |

Mammal taxonomy has changed a lot over the years. Use our FREE online Mammal Quiz to find out which Order your animal belongs to. Answer a series of YES - NO questions and discover how scientists now classify Mammal Read more...

Reading Curriculum For Kids With Down Syndrome

By |2023-09-03T09:11:05-04:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Special Education|Tags: , |

Reading Curricular Options Children with Down syndrome can learn to successfully read when provided with certain accommodations. Decades of research tells us that phonics-based instruction is the most effective way to teach reading to typically developing children. In contrast, Read more...