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ellen.jpgEllen Abramson has been supporting young children, with and without disabilities, and their families and adults who work with them for over 30 years at the local, state and national level in government, public and private schools, child care, hospitals, and community programs.

Ellen teaches at Johns Hopkins University, College of Southern Maryland and has provided training workshops nationwide to parents, educators and child serving professionals on a variety of brain-based topics including understanding ADHD, executive function skills and bullying.

She has been training and coaching staff on early literacy skills, assessment, inclusion, behavior management, and social/emotional development throughout Maryland. Ellen also worked on behalf of UDO as a consultant on a Navajo Reservation in New Mexico with their Early Childhood Education Program.

Ellen earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of New Hampshire, and a Master’s degree in early childhood special education from the George Washington University.



  • Battling the Bully
  • Beyond Poverty
  • Brain Matters
  • Change Your Language, Change Their Lives
  • Child Abuse and the Brain
  • Jack's Brain, Jill's Brain
  • Rethinking ADHD
  • Right From the Start
  • The New IQ?

 The “Buzz” About Ellen…

I enjoyed the interactive activities and the presenter was a phenomenal presenter who kept everyone engaged!”
-Participant at Judy Center of Baltimore County

“She was energetic and engaging. She seemed passionate and knowledgeable.”
-Participant at Judy Center of Baltimore County

“Very informative and upbeat.”
-Participant at the 2016 CMAEYC Spring Conference