Kimmarie Cipolla received a doctorate in Special Education from Arcadia University in June 2010. Her dissertation focused on social cognition, effects of teaching social thinking to children with learning disabilities. She earned a Bachelor’s in Education with certifications in Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education from Temple University and a master’s degree with certification as a Reading Specialist from Saint Joseph’s University. During her career as an educator, she has taught children with learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, and autism. Dr. Cipolla also conducts professional development workshops on, Strategies for the Struggling Reader, Differentiated Instruction, Diagnostic Assessments, and Social Thinking concepts.