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About Dr. Beckman
Dr. Jeanne Beckman attained her masters and Ph.D. in developmental and
clinical psychology 1980 and 1982. She was a consultant to schools for severe
emotional and behavioral disorders and, while at Michael Reese Hospitals
Developmental Institute, was an evaluator of individuals with a wide range of
developmental issues that included low incidence and multiple handicaps.
Dr. Beckman has been working with learning disabled and other physically handicapped individuals for over twenty-five years. She provides comprehensive psychological evaluations, learning disabilities evaluations, and assistive technology evaluations and training. She presented a session entitled The Dyslexia Prescription at the Closing the Gap conference in Minneapolis in October of 2003, a session entitled "Aiming for College: Technology Accommodations/Study Skills Training for LD Students at the Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association on October 14, 2004, and various other presentations.
Dr. Beckman provides seminars, inservices, and training to schools, organizations, and families in the areas of appropriate remediation, accommodation, assistive technology, inclusion, IEP design, and advocacy. The daughter of an inventor, she utilizes an enthusiastic, practical problem-solving approach in developing work-arounds to serve individuals and their families learning needs.
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