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Sonny Summers, Ed.D.
Director of Special Education Consults

Dr. Summers brings over 25 years of experience in special education to her role with Hand In Hand . She began her career by earning her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1985. Upon completion she obtained employment with the Brownsville Independent School District in South Texas, where she helped set up a reverse mainstream computer lab for students with disabilities and those who were considered to be Gifted and Talented. Over the years, she has also taught in the life skills setting, a unit for children with autism, as well as a pullout assistive technology class. In 2003, Dr. Summers was awarded the Reach Across Texas Scholarship at Texas Tech University, where she completed her Masters of Arts in Special Education, with an emphasis on Deaf-Blind Education and additional coursework in Orientation and Mobility. In 2009, she received the prestigious National Centre for Leadership in Visual Impairment Fellowship. Dr. Summers received her Doctoral degree from Texas Tech University in Education with an emphasis on Visual Impairments and multiple disabilities. Her dissertation explored the use of sensory rooms with students diagnosed with cortical visual impairment in an effort to develop visual fluency.

Known for her compassion towards children and as a well-rounded special education professional, Dr. Summers is sought as as an expert on multiple disabilities. She speaks at national conferences and has been published in highly regarded professional journals. She travels to conduct comprehensive student evaluations for challenging cases and provides educational record reviews for private families.


E-mail: ssummers (at) handinhandhomeschool.com
Phone: 410.236.1927
Monday - Friday
Between 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


                 

 
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