"I have a MA in Speech Communication from the University of Alabama and I have been teaching students for 26 years. My teaching career began as a public speaking instructor at our local college. I gained additional teaching experience as I homeschooled my five children. As I began to teach my oldest child, I learned she had learning differences and, eventually, discovered she and all her siblings have learning differences rooted in dyslexia. I realized I needed specific training to teach students"