Laura King

Research Affiliates

Laura King works as a teacher-researcher at Cégep André-Laurendeau (a French college in the multicultural city of Montreal). She has taught English as a second language for over 18 years. She began working and doing research on students with learning disabilities (LD) in 2000, and has recently completed a three-year study on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for students with LDs and reading difficulties.

She offers workshops and lectures on student success, screening and accommodation, and ICTs for students with reading problems, LDs and other disabilities. Her other areas of interest include applied linguistics, reading and writing, universal-design instruction, transitions for students with disabilities from high school to college then to university and to the workplace.