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One-on-one tutoring sessions with Reading Specialist Natalie Hale

Literacy is a basic need for our kids; it's intrinsic to an independent life and a quality life, and Natalie believes that it is absolutely never too late to learn.

Natalie is now adding "Handwriting Without Tears" program to her Reading Sessions. There are a few openings available for reading lessons on Thursday afternoons. She welcomes students from age 4 and up.

Tutoring sessions are held at NEW LOCATION: 1421 N Catalina St., Hollywood, CA 90027
Please contact Natalie to register your child/teen/adult at or by phone at (408)438-3268.

DSALA wishes to provide a pleasant experience for all participants. Therefore, a parent or guardian must be present for the duration of each activity.

Biography Natalie Hale
Natalie Hale is an award-winning author, an innovative educator, parent of an adult son with Down syndrome, and for over 20 years, a national and international speaker on the topic of “Teaching Reading To Learners With Down Syndrome” and other developmental delays.

Her published books are: Whole Child Reading: A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching Learners with Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Delays; Down Syndrome Parenting 101: Must-Have Advice for Making Your Life Easier, (Winner of Best Special Needs Parenting Book 2012), and Managing My Money: Banking and Budgeting Basics. She is also the author of the book, Oh, Brother! Growing Up With A Special Needs Sibling.

In 2000, she designed the Special Reads Reading Program specifically for learners with Down syndrome ( With the firm belief that “it’s never too late,” Natalie accepts students of all ages and abilities.

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