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Bonita Blazer, Ph.D.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education, University of Pennsylvania

Bonita Blazer, Ph.D. is Director of her own independent educational consulting firm, offering a wide variety of testing, counseling, and educational services to students of all ages.  Her clinical practise is built on her philosophy of respect for individual differences, belief in student potential, and delivery of state-of-the-art services.

Reading, Learning, Behavior and Attention Specialists offering classroom and home management strategies for school success. As a New Jersey State Certified Independent Child Study Team we offer comprehensive services to help students develop their strengths and receive the support they need to feel successful in school. Please take a minute and browse our web site.

Blazer is skilled in the design, implementation, and monitoring of various individualized plans to help parents help their children to reach their potential and to feel successful in school.

With twenty plus years experience as a Reading/Language Arts/Learning Specialist, Dr. Blazer is experienced as a researcher, supervisor of testing, teacher, and civic leader.  She is a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors and the International Dyslexia Society. She served ten years on the NJ Chadd (Children/Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders) Professional Advisory Board. Dr Blazer has also presented over 100 teacher/parent workshops in New Jersey. She writes extensively on providing supports at home and school for behavior/instructional management of children with attention and learning differences.

Education

University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill): Post Doctoral Training
"Variations and Deviations of Learning: Ages 9-18." Directed by Melvin 
Levine, M.D.

University of Pennsylvania: Post-Doctoral Course Work
A Systems Approach to Family Therapy, Marriage Council of Philadelphia

University of Pennsylvania: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) • Honors
Specialization: Language in Education; Reading/Writing/Language Arts

Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic- Family Therapy Training Center
Children's Hospital (Philadelphia, PA)
Post-Masters Course Work: Structural Family Therapy

University of Pennsylvania: Master of Sciences (M.S.) • summa cum laude Specialization: Psychology of Reading

Brooklyn College: Bachelor of Arts (BA) • Dean's List/ cum laude Specialization: English and Education

Publications

Blazer, Bocolini, Butts & Ager (2008) “A-Z Guide for Living Well While Caregiving”, Samaritan Hospice

Blazer, B. (2007) “A-Z At Home for Kids with ADHD”
Shire Pharmaceuticals

Blazer, B. (2007) “ How do I Feel...About Learning? ”
UCB Pharma, Inc

Blazer, B (2005) “A-Z Child’s Guide to Self-Esteem”, UCB Pharma, Inc.

Blazer, B. (2004) “Keys to School Success for Kids with ADHD Grades 4 - 8”
Shire Pharmaceuticals 

Blazer, B. (2004) “A Child’s Guide to Concentrating for Kids with ADHD”
Third Edition, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Blazer, B. (2001) “A Child’s Guide to Concentrating for Kids with ADHD”
Second Edition, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Blazer, B. (1999) "Developing 504 Classroom Accommodation Plans." The
Council for Exceptional Children, publication Teaching Exceptional Children, 
Volume 32, No. 2, November/December 1999

Blazer, B. (1998). "A Child's Guide to Concentrating for Kids with ADHD"
Shire-Richwood, Inc. Publication

Blazer, B. (1990- present). "Ask the Educational Consultant" and "Ask the Expert" Newspaper columns. Courier Post and Suburban News Group

Blazer, B. (1995). "Theory into Practice; Classroom Adjustments to Support Students with Attention & Learning Weaknesses." Intervention in School & Clinic, 
ProEd Publication, Texas, 248

Blazer, B. and Hoffman, J. (1987-1989). "Ask the Educational Consultants" Newspaper column. Suburban News Group

Blazer, B. (1986). "I Want to Talk to You About Writing: 5-Year-Old Children Speak." The Acquisition of Literacy: Ethnographic Perspectives. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishers

Blazer, B. (1984). The Development of Writing in Kindergarten: Speaking and Writing Relationships. Published Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pennsylvania

New Jersey State Certified Child Independent Study TeamA New Jersey State Certified Child Independent Study Team.

Bonita Blazer PhD