Dr. Trissy Pitkin holds a Doctorate in Clinical Christian Counseling, a Masters Degree in
Multi-categorical Disabilities, is a Dyslexia Remediation Specialist, a Certified Educational Therapist,
ADD/ADHD Coach, and a Reading Specialist.
Since 1988, she has taught learning disabilities, early childhood, reading, music, and elementary
education classes in public and private schools. She has developed and implemented early childhood,
reading, RTI (Response To Intervention), and language arts programs. Currently, Dr. Pitkin is a member of the Educational Therapists
Association and International Dyslexia Association.
Dr. Pitkin founded Academic Advantage, LLC twenty years ago. Academic Advantage provides assessments
and consultations, as well as a variety of research-based techniques and strategies to fit the needs
of each child. Academic Advantage is unique in its approach because Dr. Pitkin collaborates with both
the child's teacher as well as the parents. "It's a team effort," says Dr. Pitkin.