THE FOUNDER OF ASDEC

Ms. Claire Nissenbaum. M.A.. C.A.T. is Founder of the Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center. Ms. Nissenbaum has 35 years experience working in the field of language-based learning differences.

She was a principal in the TRI-Services National Institute of Dyslexia for 15 years. She has trained teachers in the Kent County (Maryland) Public Schools and at The Chelsea School (Maryland), and students at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland. She is a Board Member of the International Multisensory Structured Language Association (IMSLEC) and a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of the 32°

Scottish Rite Masons Childrens Learning Centers. Ms. Nissenbaum is a Fellow of the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. She is a frequent presenter at national conferences of the International Dyslexia Association, and is a contributor to the graduate-level teacher training book, Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills, Second Edition (2003). Ms. Nissenbaum authored the chapter, “Learning Strategies and Study Skills: The SkORE System.”


Above: Ms. Nissenbam receives The Siena School Cypress Leadership Award for individuals who have made exceptional and lasting contributions to the education of children and young adults with learning disabilities


Atlantic Seaboard Dyslexia Education Center
22 West Jefferson Street, Suite 307, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301.762.2414
email: questions@asdec.org

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