Meet Susannah

Language Based Learning Specialist

Susannah Perlyn, MA

Susannah is a New York state certified Reading Specialist and received her degree from Columbia University Teachers College. She specializes in Orton-Gillingham (multi-sensory) instruction and is a certified instructor in both the Wilson Reading System and Preventing Academic Failure (PAF). For the past twenty years, Susannah has worked primarily with children who have language-based learning difficulties both in a school and private setting. For several years, Susannah worked as a Learning Specialist, in schools such as The Spence School in Manhattan and the Friends Select School in Philadelphia, helping to devise and implement intervention plans for individual students. More recently, she has focused on her private tutoring practice to provide informal evaluations and reading/writing interventions for her students. Susannah always encourages a team approach and enjoys collaborating with school faculty, family members, and other support services in order to maximize each individual’s overall success.