Tania Hernandez has written a book for teachers, parents and all those who care about teaching. Teaching as a calling—teaching in all its forms—is celebrated. Her writing values what lies at the core of teaching and learning—a vibrant reminder to see learners as people. Lisa Graves MD CCFP FCFP Associate Professor, University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine What a treat to read your thoughts and encouraging words set out to motivate and provide guidance to those of us lucky to work with children. Your words will bring encouragement and positive energy. Congratulations, Tania, on providing a great resource to those in the field of educational support. Corey Zylstra Orton Gillingham Trainer, CATT O-G, H/Fellow AOGPE Executive Director, REACH OG learning Centre Tania Hernandez is a Jamaican-born Canadian, who has dedicated nearly 20 years to the field of special education. She is passionate about teaching children, especially those who have learning and developmental challenges. Tania is a Certified Orton-Gillingham Multisensory Language Practitioner, teaches English as a Second Language, and is a Behavior Interventionist - teaching functional skills to children with autism. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Language, various Diplomas in Special Education, and does ongoing professional development. Tania currently resides in Hamilton. She is married, has four children, and enjoys singing,cooking,writing articles for her local newspaper, and motivational speaking. Pictured on back cover with Tania is student Dylan Rocha.