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San Francisco Medical Center, a consultant at the University of Washington, a consultant for preschools through college, a first grade and Head Start teacher, and a private practice educational therapist. <br> <h2 style="font-familty: Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"> <x-small>I present effective training programs</x-small></h2> I organized and taught training programs for educators and parents to promote effective learning in school and at home. <br><br> I train teachers, therapists and physicians in the latest research in the fields of dyslexia, AD/HD, language disorders, anxiety, depression, and other learning challenges.<br> <h2 style="font-familty: Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"> <x-small>My extensive education includes</x-small></h2> <b>B.A., University of California, Berkeley</b> - Modern European History Major with a Minor in Sociology.<br><br> <b>M.A., San Francisco State University</b> - a unique Special Education Master's program which combined the knowledge of learning disorders and the psychology of working with students who struggle to learn. As part of this M.A. program, I interned in California's first Learning Disorders classroom.<br><br> <b>Lifetime Elementary Teaching Credential, University of California, Berkeley</b> - This special elementary credential program emphasized techniques to access and develop each student's learning potential in the regular classroom where I taught full-time.<br><br> <b>Specialized training</b> with leading national and international figures in fields of Dyslexia, Learning Disorders, AD/HD, and emotional disorders. <br> <h2 style="font-familty: Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; font-weight: normal; color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"> <x-small>Active in professional groups</x-small></h2> As a professional member of the Association of Educational Therapists, I founded the national organization s Seattle Study Group to provide professional training for educators in the greater Seattle area. <br><br> A longtime member of both the International Dyslexia Association and CHADD (Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), I served on both their Washington State boards. <br><br> I helped found the EASTSIDE CHADD of the national organization of CHADD. I now help facilitate the EASTSIDE CHADD monthly meetings and special programs to meet the needs of both the families with AD/HD and the educators who teach students with AD/HD. </p> <td valign=top width="30%"> <br> <div><img style="width: 295px; height: 255px;" alt="Barbara Bennett" src="images/Barbara_Bennett.jpeg"> </div> <br> <br> <!-- Summer Banner --> <div id="nav1"><a href="Summer.html"><img name="img1" src="images/SUMMER-Sun_2.jpg" alt="" border="0" height="160" width="295"></a></div> <!-- --> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <div> </div> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <div></div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </div> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" height="33" width="450"> <tbody> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <!-- footer --> <table id="footer" summary="lateral navigation" border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" width="780"> <tbody> <tr> <td width="780"><img style="border: 0px solid ; width: 890px; height: 130px;" src="images/Float_Footbar_Cropped_Tag.jpg" alt="" id="footerbar"> <p align="center"> <br> Office near University of Washington Medical Center<br> email: <a href="mailto:EducationalTherapy@Barbara-Bennett.com">EducationalTherapy@Barbara-Bennett.com</a> | tel: 206-325-2522<br> Copyright &copy; 2012- <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript"> var today = new Date() var year = today.getFullYear() document.write(year) </script> All Rights Reserved</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </body> </html>