Sue Noel M.A.
Sue is one of the co-founders of AZ Dyslexia Center. She became involved with this group to further facilitate the learning of students with dyslexia. She knows that the key to success for a greater number of students is to provide early intervention. If this happens, children can enter school at Kindergarten with the prerequisite skills to become successful readers already in place.
Sue has the experience to be a successful partner in the learning process with the student and family. Students who start reading therapy in older grades have emotional difficulties to deal with as well as educational. She has the knowledge , experience and caring to make students and families know that they are getting the best intervention services available.
Sue earned her Master’s Degree in Reading and Language Arts with an endorsement in Learning Disabilities from Oakland University. She has been a Reading Specialist in the East Valley for 16 years, since relocating from Michigan, where she taught Reading to students in 5th-8th grade. She has an Arizona K-12 teaching certificate, with endorsements in Reading and Early Childhood.
Sue was the Director of Intervention at the East Valley ALLC, and has certification and/or training in many Orton-Gillingham based Reading programs, including Wilson Reading System, Barton Reading and Spelling System, The Sonday System, Foundations of Reading, and Lindamood-Bell (LiPS and Visualizing and Verbalizing).
Sue is a trainer for DIBELSNext (Dynamic Measurement Group) Sue has presented many workshops to elementary school teachers and parents regarding individualized instruction, comprehension and fluency. She has spoken to university students about dyslexia, and has presented dyslexia simulations as a board member of the International Dyslexia Association Arizona. She currently serves on the Board of the Arizona Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.