At Cove, our educational philosophy is rooted in the strongest, current research for those with disabilities and is constantly influenced by the thought leaders who are driven to make meaningful changes in the lives of those we serve. 

The Cove School is proud to have hosted as speakers the following thought leaders in the field of Learning Disabilities and related disorders. 

Jessica Minihan - 2021

Ph.D., BCBA, LABA | Special Educator | Author | Behavior Analyst


Dr. Chris Willard - 2020

Psy. D. | Clinical Psychologist, Author and Consultant


Anita Archer - 2019

Ph.D. | Educational Consultant


Dr. John Ratey - 2019

MD | Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School | Best Selling Author


Dr. Jerome Schultz  - 2018

Ph.D. | Clinical Neuropsychologist 


Peg Dawson - 2017

Ed.D., NCSP | School Psychologist


Dr. Steven Feifer - 2016, 2015

D. Ed., NCSP, ABSNP - School Psychologist 


Randy Lewis - 2015

MBA, BA | Former Senior Vice President of Walgreens | Peace Corps Volunteer | Fortune 50 Executive | Disability Advocate


Dr. Steven Graham - 2014

Ed.D., MS, BS | Regents and Warner Professor in the Division of Leadership and Innovation in Teachers College


Russell A. Barkley - 2012

Ph.D. | Former Professor of Psychiatry | Internationally Recognized Authority on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)