Flint, MI, March 06, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Dyslexia Group Elects New Board Members
The Michigan Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is pleased to introduce two newly elected additions to its Board: Patricia Greene and Dr. Lawrence Reynolds.
Patricia Greene has spent thirty years as a special educator teaching children with learning differences and dyslexia in Detroit and Ann Arbor Public Schools. She has taught a graduate class at Eastern Michigan University called "Exceptional Child in the General Education Classroom". Her education includes degrees from Madonna University and EMU in teaching and leadership, along with certification in Learning Disabilities, Emotional Impairment, and Teacher Consultant. She has received extensive training in Orton Gillingham and all strands of Project Read. Pat has used her knowledge and experience to individualize teaching in both school and private tutoring settings. She has been a member of IDA for many years, and as a new retiree, looks forward to serving IDA as a board member.
Dr. Lawrence Reynolds is President / CEO of Mott Children’s Health Center, which provides pediatric services, oral health services, and behavioral / mental health services to uninsured and underinsured children in Genesee County. Graduating from Wayne State with a BA in political science, Dr. Reynolds earned his medical degree from Howard University in Washington, D.C. He began his residency program in the District of Columbia General/Howard University Pediatrics Program, and completed his residency at Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit where he became chief resident. Dr. Reynolds served a four-year commitment to the U.S. Public Health Service National Health Service Corps.
Dr. Reynolds has practiced general pediatrics in underserved and minority communities in Detroit and Flint community health centers. As a board member of the Genesee County Medical Society, he helped start a medical plan for uninsured adults with the local Health Coalition. Since 2001, Dr. Reynolds has been a Clinical Assistant Professor, Michigan State University.
Contact: Pat Gilcrest-Frazer, President
The Michigan Branch of the International Dyslexia Associatio
IDA is a non-profit, scientific and educational organization, headquartered in Baltimore, MD and is the nation’s oldest, non-profit organization dealing with learning disabilities and the only organization dedicated exclusively to the study and treatment of the specific language disability known as dyslexia. The association has 10,000 members worldwide, 48 Branches in the U.S. and Canada, and global partnerships in 13 countries.