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Michelle Ross, M.SpEd., E.T./P

Michelle Ross founded her Educational Therapy private practice in San Francisco in 2005. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. She holds a Master’s Degree in Special Education- Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities and a Graduate Certificate of Educational Therapy from San Francisco State University. Michelle also completed a mentorship in Educational Therapy with Trish Schreiber, Educational Therapist.

Prior to her career in Educational Therapy, Michelle worked in the public school system and the private sector as a Special Education teacher serving students with learning disabilities in general education and special education classrooms. She has worked with the Children’s Health Council in Palo Alto, the University of California, Berkeley Extension Learning Clinic, and the Scottish Rite Childhood Language Centers in San Francisco and Oakland.

Michelle continues her love of learning with professional development courses in the areas of learning disabilities, Attention Deficit Disorder, Anxiety, Executive Functioning, and other learning challenges.

She is a Professional Member of the Association of Educational Therapists (AET) and serves as Chair on the AET San Francisco Programming Committee for Professional Development.


Bill Driscoll
Educational Therapist specializing in Mathematics

Michelle Ross is a very well-trained and experienced Educational Therapist whose many skills and deep affection for children help students enjoy learning and celebrate the progress they make working with her. Michelle has a deep and thorough knowledge of the learning difficulties that may hamper students' progress and has the skills to help students overcome their difficulties. She frequently consults with teachers and other school officials to ensure that her students are receiving the specific instruction and accommodations which they need to progress. Parents and students feel very lucky to have Michelle on their team!