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Dyslexia Guidelines Work Group Members


Names and affiliations of the work group members.

  • Michele Andrus, M.A., Advisory Commission on Special Education

  • Amy Balmanno, M.S., California Association of School Psychologists

  • Joyce Childs, M.A., CARS+ - The Organization for Special Educators

  • Joe Comiskey, M.A., Special Education Administrators of County Offices

  • Laura Anne Denton, Ed.D., Diagnostic Center, Northern California, California Department of Education

  • Kathy Futterman, M.A., ET/P, California State University (CSU), East Bay

  • Victoria Graf, Ph.D., Loyola Marymount University

  • William Hatrick, M.A., California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

  • Fumiko Hoeft, M.D., Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, International Dyslexia Association

  • Brian Inglesby, Ed.D., Special Education Local Plan Area Directors

  • Virginia Kennedy, Ph.D., CSU, Northridge

  • Roberta Kreitz, M.A., California Teachers Association

  • Tobie Meyer, Decoding Dyslexia California

  • Danielle Nahas, Psy.D., representing English learners

  • Anjanette Pelletier, M.S., LEP, Association of California School Administrators

  • Sally Shaywitz, M.D., Yale University

  • Sarah Solari, Ed.D, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

  • Leah Sugarman, M.A., California Federation of Teachers

  • Jan Tuber, M.A., Parents Helping Parents

  • Richard Wagner, Ph.D., Florida State University

  • Jeannene Ward-Lonergan, Ph.D., California Speech-Language-Hearing Association

  • Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., International Dyslexia Association

  • Kristin Wright, M.A., State Board of Education

Questions:   Theresa Costa Johansen | Dyslexia@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-1645
Last Reviewed: Thursday, March 9, 2023
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