Judith Mack, MSEd., MSW is an expert on inclusion, differentiating instruction, and reading interventions. Judith has a Dual Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and in Special and General Education from Bank Street College. Judith is a learning specialist who combines social-emotional learning into her private tutoring practice in New York City. She is an adjunct lecturer for the Hunter College Department of Special Education. She was a CTT inclusion classroom teacher working with a wide range of learners. She taught middle school students using the Reading and Writing Workshop model and was a resource room teacher and reading teacher. Judith teaches reading remediation with multi-sensory reading programs such as the Wilson Reading System and Orton Gillingham. She has had great success with struggling and reluctant readers and writers.
Her background is in Education and Social Work so she takes a holistic approach to working with young people, families, and schools. She works with individuals who have difficulty with reading, writing, attention, and organization. She also works with clients on test preparation and study skills. She creates individualized programs for each of her students and uses a multi-sensory teaching method when appropriate. She has a range of assessments, strategies, and interventions that she tailors to the needs of her students.
Judith was a presenter at the International Reading Association Convention in 2008 on Transforming Writers in Middle School. She has conducted workshops for parents and teachers on topics such as learning differences, differentiating instruction, collaborative team teaching, and inclusion. Judith provides engaging and informative presentations with strategies that can be used the very next day. She also provides on-going coaching services to schools that wish to build their inclusion programs or foster differentiated teaching practices.