Background

CAROL A. McMULLEN is a Learning Disabilities Specialist and a Family or Personal Coach specializing in Attention Deficit Disorders, ASD/Asperger’s, Learning Disabilities (LD), Non-verbal Learning Disabilities (NLD), and Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI).

She has directed educational and mental health programs in treatment settings and at the University of Guelph. Carol has consulted extensively with Boards of Education, Ontario Ministries of Education, Colleges and Universities, Corrections, Transportation and Communication, Employment and Immigration Canada, community agencies and private schools.

 

Carol was the recipient of the 2001 Guelph YM-YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for Education, Training, and Development. She is listed in the Guelph Public Library Archives as a "Famous Guelphite" and was nominated for the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame in 2013.

Work History

CONSULTATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

To over 200 community groups, organizations, corporate and government agencies

LEARNING DISABILITIES SPECIALIST
Private practice, currently, since 1987. 
ADHD, PDD, Asperger's, Learning Disabilities, NLD, Acquired Brain Injuries

 

CLINICAL ASSOCIATE
HBH EAP Institute of Canada - currently

FOUNDING LEARNING DISABILITIES SPECIALIST (1989)
University of Guelph

DAY TREATMENT DIRECTOR
Thistletown Regional Centre/ George Hull Centre for Children and Families

MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
Clarke Institute of Psychiatry, Social and Community Psychiatry

VICTIM-OFFENDER RESTITUTION DIRECTOR
John Howard Society

COMMUNITY SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR
Burlington Youth Services

SCHOOL CONSULTANT
Dellcrest Children's Centre/ North York Board of Education

 

Sample Consultation Projects

A-Team Support Group for Adults with ASD/Asperger's in the WL-Wellington Region
- provided consultation for the founding and ongoing development of this group

Corrections Canada/ Learning Disabilities Association of Canada
- developed the proposal for Learning Strategy classes for Federal Corrections Institutions

Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Canada
- develoment of adaptive technology for Literacy Groups and Adult Education

Ontario Ministry of Transportation and Communications
- developed first audio tape of the Official Driver's Handbook

Ontario Correctional Institute
- developed a comprehensive Lifeskills Program for inmates with psychiatric and functional disorders

* Numerous other projects with Boards of Education and community groups

 

Awards

2014 Guelph Public Library Listing as a Famous Guelphite

2013 Nominated for the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame

2007 Access Recognition Award, City of Guelph

2001 YM-YWCA Women of Distinction - Education, Training & Development

1984 Canadian Federation of University Women: Alice E. Wilson Award for Graduate Studies

1982 Ministry of Corrections Community Service Award

 

Published Writing

Saving Your Child, Saving Yourself: Navigating Roadblocks in Managing ADHD, Asperger's and Learning Disabilities

More than 35 assorted articles and smaller manuals

© Carol McMullen 2019