Stacie is a highly skilled teacher with a wide range of experience in general and special education. She has taught in many countries including her native USA as well as Japan, Finland and Luxembourg. Stacie began her teaching career as an English as an Additional Language teacher to adults and adolescents, and in 2002, and again in 2016 earned qualifications in special education (PGCE in Specific Learning Difficulties, PGCE in Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder and is a British Psychological Society registered Specialist Assessor (UK Level CL2/US Level B). Stacie served as the primary High School Resource Teacher for the International School of Luxembourg (ISL) from 2003 until 2014 and has extensive experience in coaching and case managing a wide range of barriers to learning, including:
- Dyslexia, dyspraxia/DCD, dyscalculia, dysgraphia
- ADHD (all presentations described in the DSM-V)
- Autistic Spectrum disorders, primarily at the high functioning end
- Working memory and processing speed disabilities
- Twice exceptional (gifted or talented with a learning difference or disability)
- Mental health difficulties and medical diagnoses which impact upon learning
- General underachievement
AccessLearning specializes in providing state-of-the art, tailor made educational services for clients requiring support with general and special educational needs as well as formal and informal assessment in a multilingual setting. AccessLearning also provides training and consulting services for teachers, schools and universities in developing the practice of special educational support and effective models and infrastructure of special educational and learning support services in school settings.
AccessLearning is well versed in a wide range of brain-friendly learning methods and strategies, and using a whole-person approach, communicates with key members of the client’s eco-system, including family members, teachers and other professionals in order to develop an understanding of the client’s needs and appropriate ways to provide individualized support.
AccessLearning aims to be a leader in the development and raising of the overall standard of special educational needs provision in the wider Luxembourg community by providing premium coaching and training services. AccessLearning strives to integrate the latest research and best practices in the fields of multilingual education and neurodevelopmental learning difficulties in order to support educational related professionals to meet the needs of all non-traditional learners in state and private schools.