Educational Therapist - Timmins
Lisa Firlotte, B.A., B.Ed., OCT
Lisa is an Ontario Certified Teacher (OCT) who has been employed by Bright Spot Therapy Services Ltd. since 2019. She received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Child and Youth Studies and her Bachelor of Education through the concurrent education program at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Lisa has experience in a variety of education contexts including: providing reading/writing intervention to children with learning disabilities through the LDANR, teaching adults as a teaching assistant in the Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University and working with students grades K-12 as a teacher for District School Board Ontario North East. She enjoys providing evidence-based structured literacy intervention to anyone struggling with reading or writing. By using multi-sensory teaching strategies and explicit, systematic instruction Lisa helps her students understand the connection between sounds, syllables, words, and longer written works. She is passionate about literacy instruction and actively pursuing continuing education in the science of reading.
Born and raised in Timmins, Ontario Lisa is excited to be able to help children in the North find confidence in their reading and writing abilities and learn skills that will benefit them throughout their lives.