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Meet The Team


Certified Academic Language Therapist

Deborah Brown

Deborah founded Hill Country Dyslexia Services in 2019. She is dedicated to providing an individualized, evidence-based curriculum for her students so that they are equipped with the knowledge and tools to not only be successful in school, but in life as well.

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Certified Academic Language Therapist

Marilyn Elliott

Marilyn has taught students with dyslexia throughout her career and sought out specialized dyslexia training in 2005 through the Scottish Rite Learning Center of Austin, earning the title Certified Academic Language Therapist.

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Early Childhood Specialist

Abbey Niemann

Abbey is a former elementary educator with almost 20 years of classroom experience in Early Education. She is passionate about the early years of school and believes providing a solid foundation is the key to success.

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Licensed Educational Diagnostician

Veronica Tristan

Veronica is an experienced bilingual diagnostician who is driven to collaborate in an environment that promotes individualized learning for children with disabilities. She is passionate about helping those who struggle with learning differences. 

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Dyslexia Specialist

Marcia Harlan

Marcia has close to forty years in the field of educating young students. Marcia's strategy teaches children to “break the code” of the complex English language, giving them the love of a variety of different language forms.

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Speech Language Pathologist

Emily Straw, M.S. CCC-SLP

Emily's goal is to help students grow in speech and language skills. She is qualified to help students with reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, articulation, social skills, stuttering and so much more.

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Math and Writing Specialist

Laura Beatty

Laura Beatty is a retired public school teacher with certifications in general education and special education. She works with students to find the combination of strategies and materials that will help them be successful.

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Contact us today!

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