Gilda Palti, Ph.D. Dr.
Gilda Palti is a chartered Child and Educational Psychologist who specializes in assessments of children, students, and adults with specific learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, Asperger’s Syndrome, and NvLD).
She is an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society and holds a Certificate for Family and Child Therapy. Her B.A. and M.A. degrees are in Psychology, concentrating on resilient children.
Gilda completed the Doctor of Education Degree at the University of Bristol, in the United Kingdom. Her research focused on the social and emotional aspects of dyslexia. Her practical work includes consultancy and assessments at various dyslexia centers and schools in the independent sector. Gilda also manages successful private clinics for therapy, consultations, and psychoeducational assessments in the United Kingdom and in Israel, and has numerous publications.
Bart Feldman is a software executive and innovator with 25 years of industry experience in media, medical, supply chain, and consumer markets. Bart was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Demantra, Inc., which developed predictive business systems and was acquired by Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL) in 2006. Today Bart continues to lead and drive innovation as an executive at Oracle. Before founding Demantra, Bart held management, development, and research positions at companies such as ClickSoftware (NASDAQ: CKSW), Garvin Institute of Medical Research, CSIRO, and Fairlight Instruments. He holds degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Visual Arts from the University of Sydney, and was a founding member of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Marshall H. Raskind, Ph.D.
Dr. Raskind is former Director of Research and Special Projects at Schwab Learning, a program of the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation in San Mateo, California. Immediately prior to his position at Schwab Learning, he served as Director of Research at the Frostig Center in Pasadena, California. He is former head of the California State University, Northridge Learning Disability Program and Computer Access Lab and has also served on the faculty of Claremont Graduate University. He is consulting editor to the Journal of Learning Disabilities, Learning Disability Quarterly, the Journal of Special Education Technology, and Intervention in School and Clinic. Dr. Raskind is a Fellow and a Vice President of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities, a member of the Research Committee of the Council for Learning Disabilities, and a former member of the Professional Advisory Board of the National Center for Learning Disabilities. Dr. Raskind is a frequent presenter at international learning disability conferences and is the author of numerous professional publications on learning disabilities. His research has been cited in the media, including The New York Times, Fortune Magazine, Time Magazine, and MSNBC.Dr. Raskind has a Ph.D. in Education, with a focus on Learning Disabilities, from Claremont Graduate University.
Brian S. Friedlander, Ph.D.
Dr. Friedlander is a school psychologist with expertise in the area of assistive technology. Dr. Friedlander has a passion for using all kinds of technology in his professional work. He has spent the better part of his career working with students with learning disabilities and applying various assistive technologies. Dr. Friedlander is the Coordinator of Graduate Programs in Special Education and an Assistant Professor of Education at the College of St. Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J. Dr.