Who We Are?
Because Everyone Learns A Different Way!
The LD Edge Network is a non-profit network for adults with learning disabilities located in the Clark Fulton neighborhood and service all of Northeast Ohio. We set the stage to offer affordable diagnostic services, workshops, and other intervention practices to help elevate the educational levels and workplace skills of each individual.
Our Goal is to empower individuals with specific learning disabilities by Offering:
- Professional workshops that include specific training in identifying and working with specific learning disabilities in reading and math, test anxiety, and trauma / drug abuse
- Diagnostic Services / Accommodation Aid
- Trained tutors or program referrals
- Goal setting and accountability services
To provide a streamlined process for assessing under-resourced adults with learning disabilities in Northeast Ohio and apply specialized workshops, tutoring, and literacy education to elevate their educational and career statuses. We also offer training and professional development specific to disabilities in adults to the educators who teach them, all with the goal of increasing the employability and quality of life for these adults and their families.
Meet Our Team
Holly has an MBA from Baldwin-Wallace University, and has been working with start-up nonprofits since 2000, when she began her first tutoring program. Over the next 12 years, she built a network of tutoring programs in Cleveland, Akron, and Cincinnati. In 2012, she entered the adult tutoring world, working with a collaboration of adult GED programs in Cleveland. In 2013, she obtained a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from UCLA Extension.
Sharon Hogan M.A.
Workshop Presenter & Diagnostic Testing
Sharon has been a licensed School Psychologist since 1998. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at Cuyahoga Community College and presently teaches Human Development and Educational Psychology classes after many years of teaching general psychology.
Dr. Carmine Stewart
Since 2007 Carmine has been conducting professional development workshops for adult literacy instructors. Carmine is the President and CEO of Aspire Consulting and Educational Services, providing help for school districts and adult literacy agencies. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Cleveland State University and an instructional designer for Essential Education Corporation.
Sue has been working in adult education for 20 years. In 2011, May Dugan Center brought her in to develop a program to address literacy, social service needs, mental health counseling, and job-training. MDC’s Community Education program seeks to meet the needs of adult learners who need trauma-sensitive learning environments.