Defy Dyslexia LLC was founded in June 2021 by Nicole Tornow. Defy Dyslexia LLC provides teletherapy to clients around the world using Structured Literacy, also known as Orton-Gillingham. Defy Dyslexia LLC offers in-person therapy in Smithville, MO. The Structured Literacy therapies offered are guaranteed. All therapy types offered are modernized and customized.
Nicole’s lifelong passion is to help others develop the necessary skillset to be a confident, successful reader. She herself has experienced the difficulty of learning how to read and later with reading comprehension. She is driven to alleviate this difficulty for others with her expertise and care. Nicole's clients and family partnerships are invaluable. She has great compassion for her clients and families. Nicole began her education career in 2003. She is a certified IMSE Orton-Gillingham teacher and a C-SLDI. Most recently Nicole received her certification in Structured Literacy with Lexercise.