Timothy E. Smith



  • Certified Dyslexia Testing Specialist in 2003
  • Certified as a Professional Tutor in 2003
  • Advanced Certification in the Barton System in 2006
  • Certified at the Masters Level in the Barton System in 2010

Additional Training

  • Advanced Case Studies Seminar for Testing
  • Trained by the Lindamood Bell Company in the LIPS Program
  • B.A. degree from Arizona State University in Accounting


  • Established private practice in 2003
  • Presented at several seminars on the subject of dyslexia
  • Tutor using The Barton Reading and Spelling System (an Orton-Gillingham-based system
  • Tutor using the LIPS system
  • Tutor students using math methods streamlined for dyslexic students
  • Tutor using Teaching Writing: Structure and Style
  • Mentor other tutors in using math for dyslexic students


  • Past Board Member of the Arizona Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
  • Member of Learning Disabilities Association
  • Member of CHADD
    (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder)
  • Member of Arizona Families for Home Education (AFHE)


  • Received an Arizona State Certificate as a Substitute Teacher
  • Holder of a current Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card required by many public and private schools
  • Father of 5 including two sons with dyslexia