Dr. Karen Holinga and Amy Lykosh discuss an alternative reading program for beginning readers of all ages. Find out why Sonlight founder Sarita Holzmann looked for this program for 15 years, what makes it effective (even if other programs haven't worked for your children), why Dr. Karen is perfectly suited to help your children learn to read, and much more ... including why it's called "Happy Cheetah"!

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Tue, Jun 15, 2021 · 9:15 AM Mountain Time (US & Canada) (GMT -6:00)
Cost: Free
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About the Speakers

1623413526-9544c6444c4c5274 Dr. Karen Holinga

A lifelong book-lover, Dr. Karen Holinga’s interest in helping children learn to read began during her six years as a classroom teacher, where she saw how much some children struggled to master the skill. Her desire to solve the puzzle only increased during the twelve years she homeschooled her own children.
Eager to better understand the reading process, Dr. Karen pursued a doctorate in Developmental Reading, Curriculum, and Professional Development from The Ohio State University.
With Happy Cheetah Reading, she has taken all her expertise—years of classroom experience, years homeschooling, her doctoral research, and her extensive clinical practice—and crafted a simple plan. As The Reading Doctor, she has successfully helped over 25,000 children learn to read— many of whose parents had lost hope. She knows how some students struggle, and she knows how to help.

1623698712-e6214815dad947bb Amy Lykosh

Amy Lykosh is a second-generation homeschooling mom of five. She has twenty years of experience working with her mom, Sarita Holzmann, in Sonlight's Product Development department, and is the author of several celebrated books.