A place where learning becomes fun and hidden talents shine!

Learning is best achieved through inspiration.

As every parent and teacher knows, no one can force a child to learn. It is important to inspire the child’s interest in learning. This takes patience, creativity, and fun; ingredients often missing from current educational trends. My goal is to make learning exciting and bring back the joy that they had, when they first entered kindergarten. We aim to find the root cause of the school problems and resolve them in an efficient and effective manner, leading to better school results.

We specialize in teaching reading, writing, and spelling. We also work with behavior and improving social skills. I am known for my “Reading through the Arts” approach. We have helped children who have special needs, including ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, and average but struggling students.

NEW BOOK! "Recovering Autism, ADHD, & Special Needs - a Guide to Help Parents and Professionals Who Work with Children Heal Children Now".

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Betterschoolresults.com is proud to present our book that gives parents many different ways and options to that will heal kids. One in six children has a developmental disability and one in five is neurologically impaired, there is no time to wait for so-called experts to eventually figure out what to do. Time is of the essense and you can use this book to heal these chronically ill children now. This book has specific information to help children with Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia and other special needs, covering what to do about vision issues. allergy issues, learning issues, pain issues, behavior issues, and academics. The book also covers information on how to navigate the educational system from pre-school school through college, vacationing with special needs children, and career ideas for for beyond the school years. A must read for parents and teachers and therapists willing to do the work to do early intervention so that the children will be able to become happy, healthy, independent and self reliant.

"Faced with skyrocketing rates of children with ADHD, dyslexia, allergies, and autism spectrum disorders, there is a growing need for a common sense guide to caring for special needs individuals. Children's health advocate, Shelley Tzorfas, understands the need to tailor solutions to each child's unique challenges and offers practical, down-to-earth advice regarding the day-to-day realities faced by parents caring for children living with these conditions. A broad range of topics are covered including the pluses and minuses of diagnostic pigeonholing, some of the causes of these illnesses, how to understand the unusual behaviors of special needs children, the dangers of overmedicating, and the need for early intervention. Tzorfas offers many practical tips and do-it-yourself strategies for handling the mental, emotional, and medical needs of these children. The book contains important sections on medical therapies that may be beneficial to your child, navigating the educational system to ensure that your child receives the services he or she needs, higher education and career opportunities available to these children, and even a section with tips on how to vacation with your special needs child. Recovering Autism is an excellent resource for educators, healthcare professionals, and all parents of children with special needs." — DR. LARRY MALERBA, DO, DHt, author of Green Medicine: Challenging the Assumptions of Conventional Health Care

NEW BOOK! "The Road Too Often Traveled -: A Collection of Articles on Learning Disabilities, Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Special Needs, and Related Issues". This book presents a collection of Shelley's much enjoyed articles on Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, Special Needs, and related issues that were previously published in print and online. The short articles are a good way to introduce various controversial topics that you can present to those that you know who are generally on the fence or non-supportive of the real issues that are behind Autism, ADHD, Vaccinations, and so on. Knowing that they won't read a whole book, perhaps giving them a short article to read will get them to consider an alternative position.

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My son was struggling in a basic skills class for reading and language arts when he started with Shelley. Because of Shelley’s expertise he is now in an average reading and language arts class. His writing skills have developed from simple sentences to writing persuasive paragraphs.

As my son tells me: ‘Shelley makes it easy to understand and do it.’ I would highly recommend Shelley for any position that would involve working with students and their families who have learning differences.


— C.H., a special education teacher at a local middle school

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Shelley Tzorfas has been working with children, teens, and young adults who have learning disabilities, ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, and other special needs. With more than 2 decades experience, she has created ways to help these children succeed in academics and social goals while teaching parents how to navigate the educational system. She holds an MFA degree from Rutgers University, has studied education at Hunter College and NYU, and has worked as a child advocate. She is known for her witty articles on children's and special needs issues in online and print publications.