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About  Learning Techniques, Ltd.

There is more than one way to learn, and various approaches can be used to achieve the desired goal. Learning Techniques, Ltd. is staffed by trained professionals who have an intimate understanding of the most effective methods and techniques by which learning can be achieved.


Learning Techniques, Ltd. was founded in 1981 by Dawn Hillstrom, M.A. In this endeavor, Ms. Hillstrom realized her dream of helping to facilitate learning by employing techniques and approaches specifically designed to meet the unique needs of each student.


Whether dealing with learning-disabled, academically challenged, average, or advanced students, each student's needs and welfare are vital in selecting approaches to facilitate, promote, and enhance learning.


In addition, Learning Techniques, Ltd is a Wilson® Accredited Training Partner. Wilson® Accredited Training Partner status affirms that the Partner meets Wilson Language Training® (WLT) standards for excellence in the delivery of Wilson® professional learning and business practices and has been reviewed by Wilson Language Training. To become a Wilson® Accredited Training Partner, an organization must successfully complete a robust accreditation review process.


Dawn is a Wilson® Credentialed Trainer. The requirements to achieve the status of Wilson® Credentialed Trainer are significant and typically take three years to complete in addition to a school-year Trainer internship. A Wilson® Credentialed Trainer must have an advanced degree, substantial experience in the education field, and proficiency in Wilson® programs through extensive training. 


"You must reach a child's heart to open their mind to learning. Our goal is to teach life-long learning skills."

– Dawn Hillstrom

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Wilson Language Training and Wilson® Accredited Partners have received the Accreditation Plus designation by the International Dyslexia Association® (IDA). This designation recognizes that Wilson Reading System® certifications align with the IDA’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading.

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