1 RONALD C. SAVAGE, Ed.D. 480 Euclid Avenue Haddonfield, New Jersey Business phone: Cell phone EDUCATION: Continuing education units/hours in education, psychology, medicine and leadership Ed.D. in Learning/Reading Disorders (Teaching Fellow/Summa Cum Laude), Boston University, Boston, MA M.A. in Special Education/Reading Goddard College, Plainfield, VT B.S. in Special Education (Summa Cum Laude) College of St. Joseph, Rutland, VT. PROFESSIONAL WORK HISTORY: present REHABILITATION, EDUCATION & CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING SERVICES (private practice) Consultation and Training Services to organizations serving children and young adults with complex neuro-developmental disorders. Current projects include: Medical-Legal Services: expert witness testimony, brain injury evaluations, life care planning, case management, and IEP development. Consultation and Training to MENTOR ABI, pediatric, adolescent and young adult brain injury services Consultant and Program Development, THE MAY INSTITUTE, School and home-based services for children with neurodevelopmental and behavioral health disorders Senior Consultant for TBI/Concussion, CENTER FOR NEUROLOGICAL AND NEURO-DEVELOPMENTAL HEALTH, Diagnostic and treatment center serving patients
2 Program Consultant, THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY. Master's and Graduate Certificate Program in Traumatic Brain Injury Consultation and Training, TRUST-ED, United Kingdom, Services and supports for professionals in England. Executive Director, HATTIE LARLHAM RESEARCH INSTITUTE,Direct clinical and medical research studies, supervise professional advisory board, and consult on new program develop. Consultant, FAT BRAIN TOYS, consult and develop toys for children with severe disabilities present PRESIDENT, NORTH AMERICAN BRAIN INJURY SOCIETY and EDITOR-in-Chief, BRAIN INJURY PROFESSIONAL (journal) NABIS represents professionals (physicians, psychologists, therapists, et al.) working with individuals with brain injuries through professional development, government relations, and publications present VICE PRESIDENT and CO-OWNER, Lash and Associates Publishing and Training Publishing informational materials on pediatric and adult brain injury, and providing training and program consultation EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Bancroft Neurosciences Institute (professional development and training for 1200 staff; basic, translational and applied research in autism, brain injury and neuro-developmental disabilities; clinical drug trials; and new program development) Bancroft Foundation (endowment development; fund raising; annual appeal, planned giving and grants) Bancroft NeuroHealth Haddonfield, NJ 08033
3 EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR PEDIATRIC SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Supervision of $25 million pediatric services (autism, brain injury, neurodevelopment disorders, and developmental disabilities), Including private special education schools, residential services, neurology services and clinics, outpatient services for 2500 children. Bancroft NeuroHealth Haddonfield, NJ SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF NEUROREHABILITATION SERVICES Supervision of $13 million pediatric and adult neurorehabilitation services (acquired brain injuries) The May Institute, Inc. Randolph, MA VICE PRESIDENT OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND REHABILITATIVE SERVICES The May Institute, Inc DIRECTOR OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEMS The May Institute, Inc CORPORATE DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES Clinical supervision of $17 million inpatient rehabilitation services in four rehabilitation centers (540 beds) serving patients with acquired brain injuries. Rehabilitation Services of New York, Inc. Clifton Park, NY PROGRAM DIRECTOR Supervision of $7.5 million inpatient rehabilitation center for children/adolescents with brain injuries. Hilltop Manor of Niskayuna Rehabilitation Services of New York, Inc. Niskayuna, NY
4 PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION (tenured) Castleton State College, Castleton, VT Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in education, Special education and development psychology. Directed Clinics and conferences; student teaching and internships, Basic skills courses for freshman, and student advising CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ Directed brain Injury services and clinics; lectures in Neurological and behavioral rehabilitation CHAIRPERSON, LEARNING DISABILITIES/READING DEPT. Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT SPECIAL EDUCATOR Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT ASSISTANT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Rutland Central Supervisory Union, Rutland, VT TEACHER, GRADE 5, St. Peter's Elementary School Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT RELATED ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: present PROGRAM CONSULTANT, George Washington University Graduate Certificate Program in Special Education and Brain Injury ADJUNCT PROFESSOR Temple University CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Northeastern University, Boston, MA ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE Tufts University, Boston, MA ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
5 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION Fitchburg State College, Fitchburg, MA PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION (tenured) Castleton State College, Castleton, VT CLINICAL ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF NEUROLOGY University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION (tenured) Castleton State College, Castleton, VT ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION Castleton State College, Castleton, VT CHAIRPERSON, LEARNING DISABILITIES/READING DEPT. Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT SPECIAL EDUCATOR Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION Castleton State College, Castleton, VT TEACHING FELLOW (Reading/Learning Disabilities Clinic) Boston University, Boston, MA 1979 ACADEMIC SKILLS TEACHER Dimock Vocational Center, Roxbury, MA 1978 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION/READING Boston State College, Boston, MA ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION/PSYCHOLOGY College of St. Joseph, Rutland, VT 1978 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
6 ASSISTANT TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS Rutland Central Supervisory Union, Rutland, VT TEACHER, GRADE 5, St. Peter's Elementary School Rutland Public Schools, Rutland, VT RELATED PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS: CO-CHAIRPERSON, PEDIATRIC TASK FORCE International Brain Injury Association Alexandria, VA CHAIRPERSON, PEDIATRIC TASK FORCE Brain Injury Association of America Washington, D.C NATIONAL CONSULTANT/ADVISORY BOARD Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC ADMINISTRATIVE CONSULTANT FOR PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT Rehab Systems Company, Inc. Camp Hill, PA ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR Center for Cognitive Rehabilitation Robert Wood Johnson Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Brunswick, NJ ACTING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Neuro Med Head Injury Rehabilitation Center, Somerset, NJ PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES / MEMBERSHIPS: Board of Directors, Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation ( present) Board of Directors, North American Brain Injury Society ( present) Board of Directors, Neurotrauma Registry ( present) Member, American Society of Neurorehabilitation Member, American Psychological Association
7 Member, Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies Member, National Rehabilitation Association Member, Case Management Society of America Member, North American Brain Injury Society Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Child Neurology, ongoing Founding Chairperson, Task Force on Children and Adolescents, International Brain Injury Association, ongoing Founding member and Chief Examiner, American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists, Member, Professional Advisory Board of the Brain Injury Association, Chairperson of the Pediatric Task Force for the Brain Injury Association, Member, National Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board, 1996 Congressional Act Member, Emergency Medical Services for Children Task force on Children with Special Healthcare and Rehabilitation needs, Consultant, National Council on Disabilities, a special advisory agency to the United States Congress, Advisory Board, Master's Program in Traumatic Brain Injury, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., ongoing Member, National Safe Kinds Campaign, Washington, DC Executive Board, Massachusetts Brain Injury Association, and Chair of Professional Council for MBIA, Member, Head Injury Services Coordinating Council, New York State Department of Health, Board of Directors (founding member), Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation,
8 Professional Advisory Board, Pediatric Head Injury Resource Center, Co Founder and Past President of Vermont State Brain Injury Foundation, Board of Reviewers, journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation, Neuroscience Publishers, Inc. Indianapolis., Board of Directors, Lenny Burke's Farm, Inc., transitional housing for people with acquired brain injuries, BUSINESS ACTIVITIES: L&A Publishing/Training (est. 1998), Executive Vice President. Wake Forest, NC. Publication and training on children/adults with neurological disabilities. Savage & Associates, Haddonfield, NJ (est. 2004). Case management, life care planning, evaluation and training services for children/young adults with severe disabilities. Savage 4 ( ), President, Rutland, VT. Restaurant and entertainment. Family Enterprises ( ), Rutland, VT. Real estate holdings. PUBLICATIONS BOOKS/MANUALS: EDUCATIONAL DIMENSIONS OF ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURIES, Ed. R. Savage and G. Wolcott; Austin, TX: Pro Ed MANUAL FOR EDUCATORS: WHAT TEACHERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT STUDENTS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES (Editions I, II, & III), Ed. R. Savage and G. Wolcott; Washington, D.C., Brain Injury Foundation, Inc., ISBN: A MANUAL FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURIES. Lash, M; Navalta, C.; Kahn, P.; Osberg, D.; Russo, D.; and Savage, R. Research and Training Center in Rehabilitation and Childhood Trauma, Boston, MA EL DAÑO CEREBRAL EN NIÑOS Y ADOLESCENTES: Propuesta educativa. Candela González, J. and Savage, RC. Houston, TX: HDI Publishers EMSC: ASSESSMENT BATTERY FOR THE BRAIN INJURED CHILD, Ed. M. Eichelberger and J. Ball; Children's National Medical Center,Washington, D.C., 1990.
9 HEADLINES: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON LEARNING AND NEUROLOGIC INJURY, Consulting Editor R. Savage; Boston, MA, HEADLINES: PEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION INJURY, Consulting Editor R. Savage; Boston, MA, UNDERSTANDING BRAIN INJURY: NEUROLOGIC REHABILITATION, Contributing Editor; Boston, MA: New Medico Neurologic Rehabilitation System Niles, Olive; Savage, Ronald et al (author team), GATEWAY and READING SKILLS English series (24 book series: 6 anthologies, 6 skill books, and 12 teacher guide books). Glenview, IL; Scott, Foresman and Company, Gallo, T.; Savage, R. et al. (author team), BOOKS FOR YOU, Urbana, IL.: National Council of Teachers of English, BOOK CHAPTERS: Savage, Ronald C.; Klingbeil, Frederick T.; and Fawber, Heidi L., "Life Care Planning for the Child with Acquired Brain Injury" In PEDIATRIC LIFE CARE PLANNING AND CASE MANAGEMENT, Ed. Riddick-Grisham, Susan, Boca Raton, London, New York, Washington, DC: CRC PRESS Savage, Ronald C., Ross, Bradford, Walker, Sue, and Wicks, Sue, "Cognitive Development and Educational Rehabilitation" In BRAIN AND SPINAL TUMORS IN CHILDREN, Eds. Walker, Perilongo, Punt and Taylor, London: Edward Arnold Limited Tyler, Janet and Savage, Ronald, "Students with Traumatic Brain Injury" In EFFECTIVE EDUCATION FOR LEARNERS WITH EXCEPTIONALITIES, Eds. F.Obiakor, C. Utley, A. Rotatori, Amsterdam, Boston, London: JAI Publishers/Elsevier Science Savage, R. and Pearson, S. "Common Questions when Serving Students with ABI" in STUDENTS WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURIES: THE SCHOOL'S RESPONSE. Baltimore: Paul Brookes Publishing Co Savage, Ronald C., Russo, Dennis C., and Gardner, Rita, "The Education of Children and Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injuries" in MANUAL de REHABILITACION NEUROPSICOLOGICA, Ed. J. Leon-Carrion, Orlando, FL: GR Press
10 Savage, Ronald C.; Gardner, Rita; and Madigan, Colleen, "Developing Functional IEPs for Students with Brain Injuries" in BRAIN INJURY: SURVIVOR AND CAREGIVER EDUCATION MANUAL. Aspen, MD: Aspen Publications, Savage, Ronald C. and Morales, Karen J. "The Roller Coaster: the changing roles of the family in the ongoing recovery of their child" in CHILDREN WITH ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY, Ed. G. Singer, A. Glang and J. Williams, Baltimore: Paul Brooks Publishing Co., Frey, William, Savage, Ronald, and Ross, Brad, "Neuropsychological, Psychosocial, and Educational Issues with Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injuries" in ADOLESCENT MEDICINE: CHRONIC AND DISABLING DISORDERS, Ed. R. Brown and S. Coupey, Philadelphia: Hanley and Belfus, Inc., Ross, Brad and Savage, Ronald, "Working with Children and Young Adults in Coma:Initial Treatment Strategies" in PROCEEDINGS FROM THE GERMAN SOCIETY FOR NEUROTRAUMA, Ed. K. von Wild, Munich: W. Zuckschwerdt Verlag, Lehr, Ellen and Savage, Ronald, "School and Community Integration" in COMMUNITY INTEGRATION FOLLOWING TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, Ed. J. Kreutzer, Baltimore: Paul Brooks Publishing Co., Savage, Ronald and Carter, Robert, "Family and Return to School" in IMPACT OF HEAD INJURY ON THE FAMILY SYSTEM, Ed. J. Williams and T. Kay, Baltimore: Paul Brooks Publishing Co., Williams, Janet and Savage, Ronald, "Special Issues for Families Families, Culture, and Child Development" in IMPACT OF HEAD INJURY ON THE FAMILY SYSTEM, ED. J. Williams and T. Kay, Baltimore: Paul Brookes Publishing Co., Savage, Ronald and Carter, Robert, "Transitioning School Age Children with Head Injuries into Educational Systems" in PROJECT LIFT: FAMILY TRAINING MANUAL. Division of Vocational Rehabilitation of the Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC ARTICLES: Savage, Ronald C. THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD: Transitioning into the Adult World. Preventing School Failure. Summer Vol. 49, No. 4, pp DiScala, Carla and Savage, Ronald C. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHILDREN WITH TBI REQUIRING HOSPITALIZATION. BI SOURCE. Spring, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp
11 Savage, Ronald C., Pearson, Sue, McDonald, Helen et al. AFTER HOSPITAL: Working with schools and families to support the long term needs of children with brain Injuries. NeuroRehabilitation, Vol 16, pp , Savage, Ronald C. PEDIATRIC HEAD TRAUMA: a silent epidemic, Recovery Magazine, Vol 12, No 2, Summer, Savage, Ronald C. INTEGRATING REHABILITATION AND EDUCATION SERVICES FOR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN WITH BRAIN INJURIES, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol.12, No.2, pp , DiScala, Carla, Osberg, Scott and Savage, Ronald C. CHILDREN HOSPITALIZED FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY: Transition to Postacute Care, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol.12, No.2, pp. 1-10, Savage, Ronald C., Lash, Marilyn, and DePompei, Roberta. REAUTHORIZATION OF PUBLIC LAW : LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, in Rehab Update, Research and Training Center in Rehabilitation and Childhood Trauma, Spring, Savage, Ronald, Lash, Marilyn, Bennett, Karen, and Navalta, Caryl, SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS WITH BRAIN INJURY, TBI Challenge, Vol. 3, No. 2, Savage, Ronald C. and Urbanczyk, Beth, GROWING UP WITH A BRAIN INJURY, The Perspectives Network, Vol. V-3, Savage, Ronald C. and Urbanczyk, Beth, DEVELOPMENTAL MILESTONES: THE IMPACT OF BRAIN INJURY ON NEURODEVELOPMENT, The Perspectives Network, Savage, Ronald C., CONTINUED NEURODEVELOPMENT AFTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY, Society for Cognitive Rehabilitation Newsletter, Philadelphia, Savage, Ronald C., IDENTIFICATION, CLASSIFICATION, AND PLACEMENT ISSUES FOR STUDENTS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol.6, No.1, pp. 1 9, Savage, Ronald C. and Carter, Robert, TRANSITIONING HEAD INJURED STUDENTS INTO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: A GUIDE FOR REHABILITATION PROFESSIONALS, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Vol. 6, No. 4., 1988.
12 Savage, Ronald C., EDUCATIONAL ISSUES FOR THE HEAD INJURED ADOLESCENT AND YOUNG ADULT, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 1 10, Savage, Ronald C. and Allen, Michael, EDUCATIONAL ISSUES FOR THE TRAUMATICALLY BRAIN INJURED EARLY ADOLESCENT, Teaching Early Adolescent Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, Savage, Ronald C., COGNITIVE REHABILITATION: IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHING READING DISABLED STUDENTS, New England Journal of Reading, Vol. 26, No.1, Carter, Robert and Savage, Ronald C., EDUCATION AND THE TRAUMATICALLY BRAIN INJURED: RIGHTS, PROTECTIONS, AND RESPONSIBILITIES, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Vol. 3, No. 5, Savage, Ronald C. and Carter, Robert, RE ENTRY: THE HEAD INJURED STUDENT RETURNS TO SCHOOL, Cognitive Rehabilitation, Vol. 2, No. 6, OTHER PUBLICATIONS: BI SOURCE: Brain Injury In Children -- a silent and ignored epidemic. Ronald C. Savage, Editor. Spring, Vol. 6, Issue 3. HDI Publishers. Lash, Marilyn and Savage, Ronald, WHEN YOUR CHILD GOES HOME AFTER BEING EXAMINED FOR HEAD INJURY IN AN EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT, Research and Training Center on Rehabilitation and Childhood Trauma, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA PEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURY: a series of tip cards and booklets for educators, families, and therapists. L & A Publishing, Wake Forest, NC. VIDEO/AUDIO RECORDINGS: PEDIATRIC BRAIN INJURY. Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. Birmingham, Alabama, 2001 BRAIN INJURY IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN. The George Washington University. School of Education. Washington, DC UNDERSTANDING BRAIN INJURY: PEDIATRIC AND YOUTH REHABILITATION. New Medico Neurologic Rehabilitation System. 1992
13 UNDERSTANDING BRAIN INJURY: NEUROLOGIC REHABILITATION. New Medico Neurologic Rehabilitation System Audiotape and videotape presentations are available from the Brain Injury Foundation of America, the Missouri Head Injury Foundation, The State Department of Education of New Mexico, Children's Specialized Hospital of New Jersey, Children's Hospital of Columbus, Ohio, The State Department of Education of Alabama, The State Department of Education of Kentucky, The University of Iowa Hospital School, and The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. PRESENTATIONS: Keynote presentations, clinical seminars, grand rounds, and workshops to over 200 hospitals, educational systems, rehabilitation organizations in the past 4 years, including 42 states and seven countries. Special presentation topics include: "Developing Services and Systems for Seriously Injured Children" "Life Care Planning for Children/Young adults with Brain and Spinal Injuries" "Pediatric Brain Injury Rehabilitation A Look to the Future" "Brain Research: Implications for Teaching, Learning, and Rehabilitation" "The Short and Long Term Cognitive and Psychosocial Issues for Children with Acquired Brain Injuries and their Families" "Developing Positive Social and Behavioral Programs for Children and Adolescents with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities" "Translating Neuropsychological Evaluations into Educational Programming" "Safe Kids: Injury Prevention for Children and Youth" "Educational Programming for Students with Acquired Brain Injuries" "Acquired Brain Injuries in Children Neuro Developmental Issues" "Shaken Baby / Sudden Impact Syndrome" "Re entry: Hospital to School / Community Transitions" "Parent Advocacy for Children with Acquired Brain Injuries" "Developing Functional IEP's for Students with Brain Injuries" "Concussions in Sports and Recreation Activities"