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Prof. Michal Shany (specialist track)

Department of Learning Disabilities

The Edmond J. Safra Brain Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities

University of Haifa


Prof. Michal Shani

I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Special Education and Adaptive Instruction at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, The University of Toronto, Canada. I joined the Department of Learning Disabilities at the University of Haifa in 1998 and was one of the establishing members of the Edmond J. Safra Research Center for the Study of Learning Disabilities. I am a specialist track lecturer and have been an Associate Professor since 2012. During my time at Haifa, I have: established (in 1998) the Department of Learning Disabilities clinical program, which I have led continually since; established (in 2003) Kehila, the Faculty of Education Clinic for Diagnosis of Children and Adolescents, which I also continue to lead; served as the Academic Director of Yahel, the University of Haifa Clinics for Diagnosis and Research in Learning Disabilities since 2008.