Ellen Abramson, M.A.

Ellen Abramson has been supporting young children, with and without disabilities, and their families and adults who work with them for over 40 years at the local, state and national level in government, public and private schools, child care, hospitals, and community programs.

Ellen teaches at Johns Hopkins University, College of Southern Maryland and has provided training workshops nationwide to parents, educators and child-serving professionals on a variety of brain-based topics including understanding ADHD, Executive Function Skills and Bullying. She has been training and coaching staff on early literacy skills, assessment, inclusion, behavior management, and social/emotional development throughout Maryland. Ellen also worked as a consultant on behalf of the TranZed Institute on a Navajo Reservation in New Mexico with their Early Childhood Education Program.

Ellen earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and a  Master’s degree in early childhood special education from the George Washington University.

WORKSHOPS presented by ELLEN include:

  • Beyond Poverty: Brain-Inspired Ways to Understand and Respond to Poverty
  • Brain Matters: The Essential Guide To Brain-Based Learning
  • Change Your Language, Change Their Lives: What Adults Can Say Differently Today to Transform the Tomorrows of Our Youth
  • Jack’s Brain, Jill’s Brain: Gender Differences and Why They Matter
  • Rethinking ADHD: What Works, What Doesn’t and Why
  • Right From the Start: Building Great Brains From Birth to Age Five
  • The New IQ?: Understanding and Teaching Executive Functions Skills In and Out of the Classroom
  • Trauma and the Brain: The Developmental Impact of Trauma in Childhood