Jerome Ammer, PhD.

Jerry is Professor Emeritus and former Director Language, Literacy and Special Education Programs at the University of San Diego, has been a special educator for over 40 years. He taught special education in the Chicago Public Schools before receiving his doctorate in special education and rehabilitation at Boston College. After working at Boston Children Hospital, Rhode Island College and Long Island University he settled in San Diego. In addition to serving as President of the Council for Learning Disabilities, California Council for Exceptional Children and governing board of the Council for Exceptional Children, he has published extensively in special education. He is co-author of several tests including the Birth to Three Test with Tina Bangs. Jerry teaches the research methods course for both the Onsite and Distance Learning Programs.