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Dr. Anne Whitney

(Retired) Clinical Professor

Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Colorado,
Boulder, Colorado


Dr. Anne Whitney, EdD, CCC-SLP is a (retired) clinical professor in the Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has extensive clinical and teaching expertise in language learning disabilities, with particular expertise in dyslexia. She has taught numerous university courses and has trained graduate students in methods for assessment and intervention of dyslexia and other language learning disabilities. Her background includes working in public school settings, teaching regular and special education classes. 

Dr. Whitney is a certified National Trainer for Louisa Moats’ Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) and is a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences. Dr. Whitney is coauthor of Games and Activities for Readers and Spellers, and the Instructional Resource Guide for Teachers (Sopris West). She has also co-authored A Coach’s Guide to Teaching Reading Essentials with Linda Farrell and Louisa Moats. Dr. Whitney’s most recent work has been on MindPlay Virtual Reading Coach and in collaboration with Dr. Moats on LANGUAGE! Live. She has also worked with the National Center for Teacher Quality on their Teacher Prep Review and the International Dyslexia Association on their Accreditation Committee for Teacher Preparation Programs.