Lorna Kaufman, PhD

Phot of Lorna Kaufman, PhD

Dr. Kaufman has been a leader in her field for many years. She has participated in national efforts to improve reading instruction in our schools. During her career she served as:

  • President of the New England Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, President of the Massachusetts Council for Learning Disabilities,
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the International Dyslexia Association, Chairman of the New England Joint Conference on Learning Disabilities, and Member of the Governor’s Special Education Advisory Group for Massachusetts.

She taught for several years in the Graduate Language and Literacy Program at Simmons College in Boston and in the School of Education at Wheelock College. She worked in several of the leading clinics including Boston Children’s Hospital, the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, and the Learning Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

She speaks at national conferences and has written articles, chapters and monographs:

  • Pernice, J. and Kaufman, L. (1985). Family Assessment. In S.R. Mott, N.F. Fazekas, and S>R> James (Ed.), Nursing Care of Children and Families (pp. 553-579). Menlo Park, California: Addison Wesley Publishing Co.
  • Hook, P. and Kaufman, L. (1996). Reading Problems…A Case of Hidden Dyslexia. Exchange Vol. II, No. 1 Title I Dissemination Project, 10-13.
  • Kaufman, L. and Hook, P. (1996). The Dyslexia Puzzle: Putting the Pieces Together, Boston, Ma. NEBODS.
  • Kaufman, L. and Felton, R. (2004). Understanding Test Results. Monograph in the Orton Emeritus Series, International Dyslexia Association.