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Blanche Podhajski, Ph.D.
Dr. Blanche Podhajski is the President and Founder of the Stern Center for Language and Learning in Williston, Vermont. She is also a clinical associate professor of neurological sciences at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine.

Dr. Podhajski established the Center in 1983 to provide evaluation and instruction services to students; professional development to teachers, parents and medical professionals; and research on behalf of all kinds of learners. Thanks to her vision, the Stern Center has become a renowned learning resource nationally.
With over forty years experience in the areas of language and learning, Blanche teaches and consults with educators throughout the country and is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences. She is the co-author of Sounds Abound and BUILDING BLOCKS FOR LITERACY®. Blanche is also the lead author of the Comprehensive Reading Course for Educators produced by MindPlay, a 3 credit online graduate course focusing on the science of reading.