Area of expertise: Social-emotional learning
Find her work here: Suite360
Dr. Crystal Ladwig is an educator, writer and speaker who specializes in working with children with emotional/behavioral disorders, autism and mental health issues. She is also the parent of a child who is both academically gifted and has OCD. She is currently the director of research and content development at Navigate360, focusing on the ongoing expansion of our Suite360 social-emotional learning course curriculum that teaches students, teachers and parents how to talk about and manage the toughest challenges today’s children are facing.
Crystal received her Ph.D. in special education from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree in special education from Florida State University. She’s served as an adjunct professor at Saint Leo University as well as an educational consultant at the University of Florida. She is currently a member of the Council for Exceptional Children and an advisory Board member for Boon-dah Publications, a publisher of educational children’s books designed to promote learning through storytelling.