Professional Advisory Board

Betty Osman, Ph.D.

Honorary Member

Dr. Osman, an authority of children with learning disabilities, is a psychologist on the staff of the White Plains Hospital Center, Department of Behavioral Health. She is the author of several books and a contributor of many journal articles, book chapters, and videos. Her books include Learning Disabilities and ADHD: A Family Guide to Living and Learning Together and No One To Play With, Social Problems of LD and ADD Children (revised). She is also the co-editor of Ritalin: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition, and contributed a chapter, “Learning Disabilties and the Risk of Psychiatric Disorders” in the 2000 edition of the Review of Psychiatry (APA).

She serves on many boards, including the Board of Directors of the Eagle Hill School. She formerly was on the Board of NCLD and chaired the PAB for several years. She also served a four year term on an NICHD Advisory Council of the National Institutes of Health.

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Statement from Mimi Corcoran on the Nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 15, 2017 Washington, DC – The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) is pleased to support the nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education’s (USED) Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS). NCLD urges the Senate to move forward with the confirmation process and fill … Continue reading Statement from Mimi Corcoran on the Nomination of Johnny Collett as Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

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