Eileen is an Educational Therapist with over 43 years of experience in helping children, families, and professionals in the Education sector, with a particular interest in Dyslexia, and, more specifically, children who are both gifted and dyslexic. She has taught at many different universities in New York and has presented at conferences across the US and internationally. She has been presented with numerous honors and awards, including ‘New York State Teacher of the Year’, awarded by the Council for Exceptional Children: New York State Federation. Eileen has also served as both a member of the Board of Directors and President of the International Dyslexia Association and is a contributing author for Brookes Publishing Company.
Background and Experience
- BA, English, Barnard College
- MA, Early Childhood Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
- M.Ed., Early Childhood Special Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
- Ed.D., Learning Disabilities, Teachers College, Columbia University
FamilyEducation Area of Expertise
Eileen is a FamilyEducation expert, specializing in the fields of special education and gifted children.