Shonna Skarda,

Licensed Dyslexia Therapist

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Shonna received her B.A. in English and B.A. in Linguistics from The University of Texas at El Paso. She received her M.A. in English from The University of Texas at Austin. Shonna completed her training in Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia at Scottish Rite Dyslexia Center of Austin in 2014. After graduation, she opened a private practice and she currently offices in north Austin. Shonna sees adults in 1:1 in-person and virtual settings. She sees students in individual and group settings, in-person and virtual. Therapy sessions provide support in dyslexia remediation, pre- and early reading skills, Executive Functions, and Reading Comprehension deficits. Dyslexia and dysgraphia screenings are available by appointment, and phone consultations are available anytime. Shonna is happy to answer questions as well as provide resources and referrals for other local professionals.  In addition to her private practice, Shonna is the Afterschool Program Coordinator for the Dyslexia Center of Austin, a non-profit organization working to provide low-cost intervention services for underserved communities.


Shonna Skarda is licensed by The State of Texas (License No. 2094). She served as a Board Member of the International Dyslexia Association-Austin for four years and is a member of the Academic Language Therapy Association and the International Dyslexia Association.