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Dr. Anne Whitney

Dr. Whitney is a clinical professor in the Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has extensive clinical and teaching expertise in language learning disabilities, with particular expertise in dyslexia. She has taught numerous university courses and has trained graduate students clinically in methods for assessment and intervention of dyslexia and other language learning disabilities. Her background includes working in public school settings from grades K-12, teaching in regular classrooms and special education classes. Dr. Whitney is a certified National Trainer for Louisa Moats' Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) and is a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences. Dr. Whitney is coauthor of Games and Activities for Readers and Spellers, and the Instructional Resource Guide for Teachers. She has also co-authored A Coach's Guide to Teaching Reading Essentials with Linda Farrell and Louisa Moats and SPELL-Links to Reading and Writing-2 with Dr. Jan Wasowicz, Dr. Kenn Apel, and Dr. Julie Masterson. Dr. Whitney serves on several state literacy committees and is a past member of the board of directors of the Rocky Mountain Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

Dr. Whitney earned her MS in hearing and speech sciences and her MS in communications disorders from Colorado State University; she earned her EdD in special education from the University of Northern Colorado.


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