Amy Linnell has her Master's of Science in Education in
Special Needs Pre-K thru 9. She is a certified Special Education Teacher

and has worked in the Concord, Lincoln and Norwell Public Schools.

She was a Reading Specialist at the Home for Little Wanderers in Boston. 

After having her two boys Amy taught early literacy, reading and writing skills to young learners privately and at a preschool program. In 2013, Amy opened

ABC Reading Adventure in North Scituate. She is certified in Orton-Gillingham, Project Read and trained in Handwriting Without Tears and Lively Letters.  
Amy and her family reside in Scituate.

Kim DeYoung received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Bridgewater State University and has a Master’s Degree Specializing in Reading Instruction and Intervention. She worked as a second grade teacher in Lakeville, and she now teaches first grade in Scituate.  During her teaching career, Kimberly has also been tutoring students at many different levels during the school year, and during the summer months. She is certified in Orton-Gillingham,
and is trained in Handwriting Without Tears.


Julia Dumoulin has been a special education teacher for the past 8 years.
She first received a Bachelors of Science in Elementary and Special Education from Salve Regina University in 2007 and a few years later received a Master's Degree in Special Education at Cambridge College.
Julia holds Massachusetts Educator's licenses in both Elementary Education and Moderate Disabilities. Julia taught at the South Shore Educational Collaborative in the Language Based middle school program and now is a special educator at the elementary level for Whitman-Hanson public schools. She holds a Level One Certification in the Wilson Reading System and has experience utilizing other successful curriculums and learning methods.  

 Emily Kafel has been a teacher in the Scituate Public Schools for the past four years. She has experience as a classroom teacher and is now a Special Education teacher at the elementary level. She received both her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and Master's degree in Special Education from Bridgewater State University. Emily is trained in Orton Gillingham and has experience with Handwriting Without Tears and Empowering Writers. She tutors during the school year and in the summer for students of all ages and abilities.


Miki Berg has more than 25 years experience working with elementary and middle school students with reading and language challenges. She holds a Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology from Ithaca College and Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. In addition, Miki possesses a MA Professional educator’s license, a MA State license in Speech Pathology and a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech and Hearing Association. She has served as Lead Teacher and Speech-Language Pathologist for language-based classrooms at South Shore Educational Collaborative where she has provided differentiated reading instruction via structured, multisensory reading strategies. She is certified in Orton Gillingham, Lively Letters and EmPower (an expository writing strategy). Trained also in the Wilson Reading Program, Miki has developed individual and small group programs for students diagnosed with dyslexia.


Bennett Crowell received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Roanoke College, a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Lesley University and a ​Licensure in ​Special Education-​Moderate Disabilities​ at Northeastern University. She began her teaching career at the Brookwood School in Manchester by the Sea. She worked in the Wellesley Public Schools and at The Gifford School in Weston. Since 2005 Bennett has worked for the Scituate Public Schools at Hatherly and Cushing Elementary Schools as a special education teacher. She is certified in Orton-Gillingham and has experience with Handwriting Without Tears.