Helping parents, teachers, and students discover their talents and learn to overcome learning disabilities has been my dream job since childhood. Students are a never-ending source of challenge and amazement, and I enjoy working with them and for them every day!"
Ann Logsdon is a former writer for Verywell and is a school psychologist specializing in helping parents and teachers support students with a range of educational and developmental disabilities. Ann has over eighteen years in special education. As a former director of special education for preschool through high school and a school psychologist, Ann has provided diagnostic assessments and assisted with program development for individual students and for school-wide initiatives. She worked as a state-level special education and equity consultant and investigated special education complaints. Currently, Ann is an administrator for disability services at Kentucky State University.
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Ann holds a bachelor's degree in English. She has also earned masters and education specialist degrees in School Psychology from the University of Kentucky. She completed post-graduate courses in special education law, mediation, school administration, and special education financial management. She holds certification as a school psychologist and director of special education.
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