Elizabeth Hamblet’s Résumé
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Elizabeth Hamblet’s experiences in a variety of educational settings make her uniquely qualified to inform professionals and families about the changes they will find in disability services and accommodations moving from high school to college.
Her most recent contributions can be found on her Publications page.
2011-current, Columbia University, NY
- Help undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities with their study skills, organization, time management, and specific strategies based on their learning needs.
- Screen struggling students for possible learning disabilities and/or ADD and advise them on next steps.
- Improve office processes related to learning disabilities screenings and other procedures.
- Rewrite office publications to improve the clarity for students.
- Hired by school systems and professional groups to make presentations on the topic of transition to college for students with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD
- Help families research disability services at a student’s target colleges, check documentation standards, get paperwork ready for submission
Learning Disabilities Consultant
2008-2014, Elliot Gursky, M.D. & Associates, Princeton, NJ
- Conduct testing of clients’ academic skills using Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement and other relevant protocols as part of complete psychoeducational battery in conjunction with Dr. Steven Kennelly
- Choose topics and develop articles for Disability Compliance for Higher Education, a monthly journal for college disability services professionals.
- Most recent contributions can be found on her Publications page
Learning Disabilities Specialist
2000-2007, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
- Analyzed LD and ADD/ADHD documentation for LD/ADD/ADHD Documentation Review Committee, and served as Chair, 2003-2007
- Rewrote policy manual & reconceived and wrote content for website to clarify documentation procedures and provide useful information to prospective students and their parents
- Revised documentation standards for learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD keeping up with current research
- Built and maintained database to track LD & ADD/ADHD students for research
- Created and presented workshops to relevant staff.
1996-1999, Simmons College, Boston, MA
- Delivered one-on-one tutorial to undergraduate and graduate students with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorder
- Reviewed all documentation for students with learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD
- Interpreted and explained diagnostic evaluations to newly identified students with learning disabilities
Special Needs Teacher
1996-1999, Masconomet Regional High School , Topsfield, MA
- Chaired Team meetings and wrote Individualized Educational Plans for students on caseload. Supervised implementation of plans. Co-taught History class.
- Master’s Degree, Moderate Special Needs 5-12, Simmons College, 1995
- Master’s Degree, The Art of Teaching English, Tufts University, 1991
- Bachelor’s Degree, English, Tufts University, 1990
- Certified as Learning Disabilities Teacher – Consultant, State of New Jersey
- Completed certificate program in Orton-Gillingham, Mass. General Hospital, Boston, 1997
- Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)
- Council for Exceptional Children
- Children and Adults with ADHD (CHADD)
- Division on Career Development and Transition
- Learning Disabilities Association of America