I am completely impressed by Laura’s skills and devotion.
Laura is more than competent; she truly cares.
— Robert Mann, LCSW, Psychotherapist
Laura Drexler is a private academic tutor and educational therapist offering tutoring and educational therapy services to the western San Fernando Valley community of West Hills, CA. Laura is committed to providing educational services that produce measurable and meaningful results.
Educational therapy is recommended for students who may have learning disabilities such as ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and other learning challenges and conditions. Students demonstrating difficulties in language, vocabulary math, reading comprehension, written expression and time management can also benefit from educational therapy.
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Tutors tend to be subject-specific, focusing on one subject area such as English, math, history, science or a foreign language.
With educational therapy, the therapist teaches individualized strategies, tools and skills that the student can apply across the entire curriculum, assuring the student's success based on their individual learning profile.
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Educational therapist Laura Drexler specializes in providing individualized educational therapy sessions tailored to meet the needs of each student. Laura's approach is effective for students of all ages and all levels in order to help increase their learning potential as well as their academic and cognitive abilities.
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Laura Drexler provides professional academic tutoring services for students of all ages who require assistance in specific subjects such as mathematics, foreign language, English, grammar and science. Tutoring sessions are individualized and based upon the student's present skill level and based on the student's homework assignments, projects and materials from the student's classes.
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The foundation of Laura's approach to helping students lies in treating each individual with dignity and respect. Laura cultivates a positive learning environment and honoring where each student is academically and emotionally. Laura quickly establishes a relationship of trust and support.
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Prior to working successfully with students as an educational therapist and private tutor, Laura worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District as a master Special Education instructor and speech and language therapist.
Laura Drexler is a native of Los Angeles and holds a Masters Degree in Communicative Disorders. Laura has earned a Special Education teaching credential as well as certification by the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She also earned state-certified as a chemical dependency specialist.
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"I have been completely impressed by Laura's skills and devotion. Laura is more than competent; she truly cares."
"Laura’s distinctive approach to helping children succeed is very authentic and supportive. I have seen children transform from average “C” to Straight “A” in a very short period of time."
"What an incredible transformation I have seen in my son's work ethic! He is almost a straight "A" student thanks to Laura's guidance and encouragement."
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With its population of just over 40,000 residents, West Hills is one of the Valley's more affluent neighborhoods. Schools in West Hills are served by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and include some very fine and prestigious public and private schools, including El Camino Real Charter High School and their highly regarded and renowned academic decathlon team.
Seven public elementary schools lie within West Hills' borders, as do two charter schools, including Hamlin Charter Academy and Enadia Technology Charter School. Presigious private schools include New Community Jewish School, Chaminade College Prep and Crane Academy. Students of West Hills also attend public middle and high schools in neighboring and adjacent communities.