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Hello!  I’m Alison Sharp.   I was born and raised in Upstate New York, and went to college at State University of New York at Potsdam, studying Music and Psychology.  After graduation, I worked as a residence counselor with mentally ill adults.  That experience led me to decide that I wanted to work with children and young people to provide help earlier.  I earned my Specialist Degree in School Psychology from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1998, and began serving several districts, ranging from rural to urban.  I moved to North Carolina in 2002. 

 

I am married with two teenage sons.  I am beginning my 7th year as a school psychologist with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.  For my first two years with the school district I served as a long-term substitute in a variety of places.  I have been happily serving the Walkertown Schools and Carver High School for over 4 years now.  I enjoy assessment, collaboration and consultation, and being a part of the school community.  If you like to speak with me, feel free to email me at arsharp@wsfcs.k12.nc.us or call me at 727-8037.

 

Below are some links that may be helpful to you as you look for ideas for your kids (either as a parent or as a teacher). 

There are many excellent math websites provide additional instruction, reinforcement, and practice in areas tied to the Common Core Curriculum. Some are specific to math, while some cover a variety of areas. 

https://www.khanacademy.org

https://www.ixl.com/math/

www.aplusmath.com

http://www.starfall.com

http://www.literacycenter.net/parents_teacher/color_center.htm 

http://www.softschools.com/grades/kindergarten.jsp 

http://www.kidzone.ws/kindergarten.htm

http://www.fcrr.org/
Florida Center for Reading Research

http://www.spellingcity.com/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Reading comprehension  - Into the Book

Below are links where you can find more information and resources about many disabilities.

 
http://www.ldonline.org

http://www.ncld.org/

http://www.autism-society.org/

http://www.victoriesnautism.com/

http://www.developmental-delay.com/page.cfm/30

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