Dr. Trissy Pitkin holds a Doctorate in Clinical Christian Counseling, a Masters Degree in Multi-categorical Disabilities, is a Dyslexia Remediation Specialist, an Attention Specialist, Certified Educational Therapist, ADD/ADHD Coach, a Reading Specialist, and a Board Certified Cognitive Specialist.
Since 1988, she has taught learning disabilities, early childhood, reading, music, and elementary education classes in public and private schools. She has developed and implemented early childhood, reading, RTI (Response To Intervention), and language arts programs. Dr. Pitkin has written articles about how to help students with challenges. Helping students succeed has always been a passion and a priority for Dr. Pitkin. Currently, Dr. Pitkin is a member of the Educational Therapists Association and International Dyslexia Association.
Dr. Pitkin founded Academic Advantage, LLC twenty five years ago. She saw the need and has the passion to help struggling children. Academic Advantage provides assessments and consultations, as well as a variety of research-based techniques, programs, and strategies to fit the needs of each child. Every child deserves to do well not only in school but in life. Academic Advantage was created to help the whole family. Your child receives the attention they need and the results are powerful. Academic Advantage is unique in its approach because Dr. Pitkin collaborates with both the child's teacher as well as the parents. "It's a team effort," says Dr. Pitkin.