Colleen Arnold, M.S. was an education specialist in both the public and non-public school sector for over ten years, and is earning her doctorate in special education at the University of San Francisco. She serves as an adjunct professor at Dominican University and University of San Francisco, training future educators in areas of assessment, behavior, and understanding Individualized Education Plans. She is a board member of Matrix Parent Network & Resource Center, a non-profit organization working to educate and support families of children with special needs. As the founder of Arnold Advocacy LLC, Colleen works as a special education advocate, working with families across Marin County to empower students with learning differences through strength-based solutions for both school and home. Colleen specializes in working with students with behavioral challenges, learning disabilities, autism, as well as those with attention differences.