Patricia L. Anderson, Ph.D.

Dr. Anderson has worked in the field of special education since 1975 as a special education instructor in grades 6-12, adult education teacher and diagnostician, learning specialist at the college level, technical assistance consultant, trainer, university adjunct faculty, and most recently as an Education Consultant who served as the State Secondary Transition Coordinator, a joint position between the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), Bureau of Special Education and the Department of Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS). She currently serves on the Advisory Board and the Program Development Committee for the CT Youth Leadership Project. Dr. Anderson has over 40 years’ experience teaching special education at the middle and high school levels as well as in higher education and adult education and consulting with community, adult service, and employment agencies. She received a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology/Special Education and a Sixth Year Degree in School Psychology from the University of Connecticut with concentrations in postsecondary learning disabilities, diagnostic assessment, universal design-print accessibility and secondary tr
ansition. Dr. Anderson continues to share her passion for secondary transition and SLD/ Dyslexia as a consultant.