Natalie Powell, ET, C-SLDS
Natalie is a Certified Educational Therapist though the Association of Educational Therapists and holds the highest level of certification offered by the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, the Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist qualification, in addition to CERI's Certified Dyslexia Interventionist certification. She received her Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Therapy from UC Riverside and her BA with Honors from UC Davis. Natalie is a Learning Ally Specialist qualified to verify print disabilities and a member of the International Dyslexia Association. Her areas of clinical interest include signs of dyslexia in early childhood, semantic memory, orthographic memory, and the long-term impacts of dyslexia therapy. She provides professional development and has presented on dyslexia to Sacramento State University's MA in School Psychology EDS 441B and 439B courses, the El Dorado County School Psychologists Study Group, the El Dorado County Office of Education/Charter Home School Academy, and interdisciplinary clinics in Los Angeles. She provides in-person dyslexia therapy sessions in El Dorado County, travels to assess children and adults with dyslexia all over California, and offers Zoom consultations to families and professionals across the nation.
Carly Kraemer, BA, Intern
Carly Kraemer is a recent graduate of UC Berkeley with a major in psychology and a minor in public policy. She assists Natalie with her PlaySpace Therapy assessments and is hoping to go to graduate school to become an occupational therapist. She has worked in a myriad of clinical settings including in a hospital, a private practice, a clinic, and a school; was an intern at KidsConnect at UCLA; is currently working at COAST SF, a pediatric occupational therapy clinic; and has shadowed speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, and educational therapists. Carly is passionate about working with children, particularly children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She loves changing children's lives and is beyond thrilled to be doing so working with Natalie in her practice.