DeJunne' Clark Jackson, MA, MAT, MEd, CALT, LDTPress & Media
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DeJunne’ (pronounced dee-zhuh-nay)
DeJunne’ is on a mission to make a lasting impact on the lives of children, particularly those struggling with learning and attention issues. Known for her passion and practical guidance for parents, she identifies ways in which students can thrive if given the science-based reading instruction necessary to be successful readers and learners.
As a former classroom teacher and school counselor, DeJunne’ has had the opportunity to work with a myriad of students with general and specific needs. But it was not until her own child began to struggle in school that her awareness of the lack of resources and information available to him (and other struggling students) fueled her desire to learn everything she could to ensure that others wouldn’t experience the same. For her, it was revolutionary to discover his challenges with Dyslexia and ADHD. It was at that time she pursued more specialized training and depth of understanding to become a dyslexia therapist. Combining all of her training and education, DeJunne’ is a nationally recognized Educational Therapist — one of only three in the state of Louisiana.
Most importantly, DeJunne’ has taken all of her experiences as a parent seeking services and as an educator within the public school system and ventured into private practice; determined to help students, parents, and schools with educating students with dyslexia. She is most impassioned about the advocacy she’s curiated surrounding dyslexia awareness, early identification, and remediation. Her community-wide efforts are often seen in her volunteerism within the parent-led, grassroots advocacy group Decoding Dyslexia Louisiana.
As the founder of Learning Fundamentals Educational Therapy & Consulting, Jackson specializes in training and awareness development for parents and teachers of students with dyslexia. DeJunne’ offers insight into proven cooperative strategies and methods for reaching out to schools for help. Her transformative resources help everyday people get the knowledge base needed to affect change. Learning Fundamentals helps to catapult school-avoiding, struggling readers into thriving, eager students. Her agency’s unique and comprehensive programs help parents gain the confidence and clarity to advocate for the much-needed resources within the school setting. Also, her no-holds-bar approach to enlightment most effectively prepares parents for the enevitable pursuits ahead of them.
A relatable and authentic thought leader, organizations such as Families Helping Families, The Association of Educational Therapists, ChooseToDo, Inc., Mompreneurer Nation, Living Her Truth Podcast and more have tapped Jackson to provide awareness presentations. Members of her audience, parents and professionals alike, often remark on her transparent, practical and motivating approach to education and families. Her quick whit is often seen throughout her many social media outlets.
All of this information is simply to let you know that DeJunne’ Clark Jackson is PASSIONATE, DEDICATED, EDUCATED, and INVESTED in making a difference in the lives of littles (no matter how “big” they get).
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DeJunne’ Clark Jackson is a highly-trained professional with over a decade of presentation and training experience. Her information is high energy, funny yet informative, and garner subsequent invitations to appear.
LaKitia has honest, transparent conversations with special guests who are willing to share their personal struggles, setbacks and triumphs along this journey called life. You’ll walk away feeling refreshed, renewed, and inspired to face your fears head on armed with practical tools for navigating your path to success. Here at Living Her Truth we believe there is power in our testimony to help our fellow sisters and brothers reach their breakthrough. You no longer have to journey alone. We’re family. So let’s do life together!
Choose to DO, Inc. sets out to tackle low self esteem in youth ages 9 -19 years old. We teach children the importance of having a positive mindset in order to help them maneuver the daily stresses of life. Choose to DO, Inc.’s online classes provide at home instructions, as an extension of our initiative to tackle low self esteem in young adults 9 – 19 years old. Online courses are for families, individuals and institutions that care for young adults.
Why can’t we have it all? It’s the question we all ask ourselves at one point or another. I know I did. We can raise our babies and run a business. We can manage clients and still be at the soccer field. We are women. We can do anything! How do we balance it all, maintain our families, homes, staff and clients while still maintaining our sanity? Well…that’s what this group is for. Like the lioness, who hunt and slay in a pack, we women are stronger together. This group focuses on personal growth,
The Mission of Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans is to educate and connect children and adults with disabilities and special health care needs, and their families to resources, services, and supports to attend school, work, and thrive in their communities. FHF of GNO is proud partners with numerous organizations, state offices and others to offer a wide array to support and resources to families. We are also part of a statewide network of ten Families Helping Families Centers. We are the only federally funded; family directed resource center in Louisiana that provides support for ALL disabilities and special health care needs.
Bridging the Gaps to Achieve Student Success in Reading
The Association of Educational Therapists (AET) is the national professional association for educational therapists. AET defines and sets standards for the professional practice of educational therapy. Educational therapists provide a broad range of individualized educational interventions for children and adults with learning disabilities and other learning challenges.
Smiles for Speech
“Understanding Dyslexia: Early Indicators”
Smiles for Speech provides children with special needs living in impoverished communities with the therapeutic intervention and resources they need to enhance their ability to reach their full potential. Children with special needs from disadvantaged backgrounds are the most vulnerable, as parents often do not have access to information or resources to help their child. Due to this discovery, Smiles for Speech was founded to help improve the overall quality of life for children with speech and language disorders around the world.
Learning Disabilities Coalition of Greater Baton Rouge
“Navigating Dyslexia In Our Schools: Bridging the Gap of Student Success in Reading”
The mission is to educate, support, and facilitate information between parents, teachers, and helping professionals about the signs, symptoms, treatment, and remediation resources available for dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, autism, and the mental health issues that often co-exist with these conditions win the Greater Baton Rouge area. The vision is to create a centralized means of sharing information and support for parents of children and for adults with learning disabilities, mental health services for children and adolescents, helping professionals, and educators in the Greater Baton Rouge area.
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