Alan Simanowitz MS

Assessment/Testing Specialist, Educational and Therapeutic Clinic

ABOUT

Alan Simanowitz, MS, LDTC is the director of UCanachieve. He combines over twenty years of special education experience with a philosophy that is based on teaching the whole child.

Alan is an expert in the field of learning disabilities and he believes in the importance of advocating for the whole child. He strives to understand a child’s social, emotional and educational needs while simultaneously providing support for parents and teachers so that the child can reach his full potential. In his work as a Learning Specialist, he utilizes the Diagnostic Prescriptive approach to remediation and provides support to students, parents, and teachers. Alan has worked with hundreds of adolescents in the demystification process and self-understanding. In Israel, he has expanded his practice to include the many children and teenagers who have struggled with adjusting to their new educational environment. He is very proud of each individual success.

Alan Simanowitz received his Master’s Degree in Special Education from Adelphi University. His postgraduate specialties are in Learning Disabilities and Supervision. He has recently completed his coursework towards a Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management. He is writing his Capstone Project in Parental Engagement for his Doctorate.
Prior to making Aliya in 2006, Alan worked as Director of Special Services in the Public School System in New Jersey. He was an adjunct professor in Special Education at the Graduate Program of William Paterson University. He has lectured on a variety of subjects including, Attention Deficit Disorder, Learning Disabilities, Executive Functioning Disorders, Study Skills, Effective Parental Engagement and the Parental Role in Student Success.


QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
Adelphi University

Years in Practice:
21+

Years in Practice in Israel:
11-15

Degree Specialty:
MS Special Education , work towards EdD in Educational Leadership

Additional Credentials:

Certificate - Teacher of handicapped - NJ 1989
Certificate - Learning disabilities teacher consultant - NJ 1991
Certified supervisor - NJ 2001


FINANCES

Average cost per session:
200-300 NIS

Insurance:
Private Insurance

Discounts Available:
Special Rate for New Olim, Sliding Scale

Home Visits:
Yes




Last Updated: December 30, 2018

OFFICE LOCATION(S)

Neve Dekalim 11
Elazar
9094200




+972546769802

SPECIALTIES

Attention, Autism Spectrum, Bagrut preparation, Behavioral Issues, Intellectual disabilities, Organization Skills, Parenting Issues / Training, Written expression, I specialize in executive functioning disorders.

CLIENT FOCUS

Age
School age children, Adolescents, Adults
Languages
Hebrew, English