Special Education, Research,
Assessment, Intervention, and Support


Welcome to My Practice

I provide intervention, diagnostic evaluations, and compassionate support for those with learning and academic challenges. Inspired by the belief that every student brings skills, intelligences, and other gifts to the learning environment, my practice, research, and writing focuses special attention to the following areas:  


  • Learning Disabilities and Developmental Delays
  • Health Conditions Affecting Learning and Academic Achievement
  • Teens and Adults Entering/Re-entering College and the Workplace
  • Women and Learning Disabilities
  • Early Intervention and Remediation for Preschool Children at Risk
  • Literacy and Second Language Acquisition/ESL 
  • Advocacy and Forensic Educational Record Reviews       
  • Collaborative Support for Families, Providers, School Districts, Universities, and other Organizations Regarding Health-Related Learning Challenges, IEP Evaluations and Planning, and Other Considerations for Students at Risk. 


Jamie Candelaria Greene, PhD, BCET

My Professional Background


  • Clinician, teacher, and professor of Special Education, whose work has spanned over three decades
  • Internationally recognized writer, researcher, and featured speaker on the effects of health conditions on learning, PANS/PANDAS, and language development and literacy
  • Instructional experience with students of every age and developmental  level- from  preschool to the post- graduate level
  • Learning Disabilities (LD) Specialist for the California Community College System (Bay Area)
  • Learning Specialist Provider for the Alameda County Social Services Agency 
  • Bilingual/ Cross Cultural Special Education research and teaching experience in Africa and Europe 

Academic Background and Training



  • PhD  Special Education (UC Berkeley)
  • California State Teaching Credentials in Regular and Special Education- Preschool, K-12, Adult  (UC Davis and CSUS) 
  • MA Special Education, BA French Language and Literature (CSUS) 
  • Certification as an LD Specialist (Learning Disabilities) for the California Community College System 
  • Board Certified Educational Therapist (CSUSF)
  • Post Graduate Level Training in Bilingual Special Education   (Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico) 
  • EFT Certification (Level 3)

Ongoing Support and Research into Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndromes (PANS)

PANS, CANS, and Automobiles:  A Comprehensive Reference Guide for Helping Students with PANDAS and PANS 

First Edition Publishing, 2016


Special Needs Human Relations Indie Book Award


Visiting Researcher Scholar in the Study of 

Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndromes and Learning

 (UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education, 2013 to 2015) 

PANDAS Network Working Group on Educational Access; 

Lead Contributor 

For additional information regarding PANDAS and PANS, kindly see www.pandasnetwork.org

The Importance of School Nursing in PANS (found in the following section)

Contact Information

General Information
My office is in the downtown area of Alameda, situated just one block away from the cross streets of Park Street and Santa Clara Avenue.  Street parking is generally available on Everett Street. The building door is open during business hours. My office is on the second floor of the Mash Building, Suite 209.

Jamie Candelaria Greene PhD, BCET

2447 Santa Clara Avenue, Suite 209 Alameda, CA 94501, US

(510) 301-3428 email: contact@drcandelariagreene.com