President: Holly Roe – Cleveland
Holly is the founder and Executive Director of The LD Edge Network which provides affordable assessments and tutoring to adults with learning disabilities. She is also an advocate for training tutors and teachers in the Orton-Gillingham/Wilson Reading system methods for people with dyslexia and coordinates training for this bi-annually.
Secretary: Sharon Madger – Chardon
Sharon has been a Certified Parent Advocate for children with learning disabilities for twenty years. She was a board member of the local LDA (Learning Disabilities Association) chapter and has participated and spoken for many of the local chapters. She has written several articles regarding learning disabilities that have been published on the http://wrightslaw.com blog and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree.
She raised three sons with various degrees of learning disabilities, successfully navigating through the school systems.
Her goal is to pass along strategies, lessons learned, and resources, to help others with their own children/students.
Treasurer: James Shuler – Dayton
James is a Counselor in Accessibility Services at Sinclair College in Dayton since 2002 providing accommodations for students with primarily SLD and ADD/ADHD. He’s also the Treasurer for the Ohio Chapter of Association on Higher Education and Disability since 2019.
Johnathan Steinbach – Willoughby
Johnathan is an IEP Specialist, and Lawyer Advocate for parents with children with learning disabilities, and also works for The LD Edge Network in Cleveland. He will be helping the School District Parent Education and Communication committee.
Dave Saunders – South Vienna (Also up for Advisory Board)
Dave is an adult with learning disabilities and has been a member of LDA from the beginning, when his mother helped to start the Ohio affiliate. He’s been holding the Ohio affiliate together for a decade and is very excited to see new energy.