About Us

Deborah Spear, M. Ed., CALT-QI is a Certified Academic Language Therapist, Clinical Director of ASDEC’s Northern Virginia Training Program, and the only Qualified Instructor of Academic Language Therapists in Virginia. She has been in private practice since 2002 providing one-on-one and small group academic therapy for students with dyslexia and other language difficulties. She is Vice-President of the DC Chapter of the International Dyslexia Association, a member of the International Dyslexia Association, and a certified member of the Academic Language Therapists Association.  





Judy Hur is an Academic Language Therapist. She recently graduated from George Mason University with a major in English. She has been working with Deborah since summer 2015 as her assistant before taking part in ASDEC’s training program. Judy is also proficient in Korean.  



The best way to reach us is by email through this website.  We are available to discuss questions parents and professionals may have about their students.

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