I am a speech pathologist with over 30 years experience and have presented locally, regionally and nationally in the area of literacy for students with Autism and/or significant disabilities. My passion is literacy and incorporating the literacy materials across the curriculum for special needs students. I have consulted with the LA Dept. of Education and worked on the Access Guide for Significant Disabilites for the last 5 years and been a facilitatior for a Regional Assistive Technology. I
Hands on! I want materials to be practical, age appropriate and cost effective that actively engage the students in the presented activity.
Montgomery Center Teacher of the Year
BS: Ohio University MS: University of Northern Colorado
Born in Cleveland, Ohio with my undergraduate degree from Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Attended graduate school on a full fellowship at the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado where I met my husband Don. We have two children and three fabulous grandchildren.
English Language Arts, Reading, Spelling, Vocabulary, Specialty, Math, Graphing, Measurement, Numbers, Other (Math), Science, Other (Science), Social Studies - History, Government, Arts & Music, Other (Arts), Special Education, Health, Other (Specialty), Other, Other (ELA), Life Skills, For All Subject Areas, Literature, Problem Solving, Cooking, Writing, Oral Communication, Holidays/Seasonal, Thanksgiving, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa, Poetry, Halloween, Speech Therapy, Presidents' Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Spring, For All Subjects, Informational Text, Student Council, Occupational Therapy, Vocational Education, Phonics