Participants in the series include leading professionals in reading
and learning disabilities, as well as excellent teachers and tutors
in public, parochial and private schools, and most of all, children
from kindergarten through sixth grade, who demonstrated their ability
to learn when the strategies for learning are in place.
Educators and Medical Professionals Participating in Series:
Judith R. Birsh, Ed.D., LDLA
Teacher and Master Teacher Trainer for over thirty years
at Teachers College, Columbia University and Graduate School
of Education, Fordham University, New York
Editor: Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills (Brookes
G. Reid Lyon, Ph.D.
Chief, Child Development and Behavior
Branch (Learning Disabilities), National Institutes of Health
Martha Bridge Denckla, M.D.
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Louisa Cook Moats, Ed.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics
University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center
Former Director, Early Reading Interventions
Marilyn Jager Adams, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar, Harvard University Graduate School of
Author: Beginning to Read and Phonemic Awareness in Young
Joyce Steeves, Ed.D.,
Distinguished Faculty Member, Master
Johns Hopkins University
Barbara A. Wilson
Director of Wilson Language Training
Chair, National Advisory Board, Simmons College Language
and Literacy Education Program
Former consultant, Bridges to Practice project for the National
Institute for Literacy.
Nancy Mather, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Arizona/
Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and School
Co-author: Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors:
A Guide to Intervention and Classroom Management (Brookes
Betsy Busch, M.D.,
Pediatrics, Tufts University Medical
and many more teachers, teacher trainers,
educational therapists, physicians, parent advocates and