Miriam Ortiz

Clinical Asst Professor
Southern Methodist University

Dr. Miriam Ortiz currently works as a Clinical Assistant Professor at SMU in the Department of Teaching and Learning teaching courses in the Early Literacy Scholars Program, the Special Education Program, and the Doctoral Program. Dr. Ortiz is also the executive director for the Division for Learning Disabilities (TeachingLD.org) of the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Ortiz's research interests include improving academic outcomes for children with or at-risk for disabilities, teacher training and professional development, as well as assisting struggling readers of all ages using the response to intervention model.

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