Sylvia Thompson
Associate Professor, Special Education and Clinical Sciences


  • English language learners
  • Early learning
  • Language acquisition
  • Special education and learning disabilities

Sylvia Thompson is an expert in instruction and assessment of English language learners with or at risk of learning disabilities. At the University of Oregon, she is an associate professor in the College of Education. Sylvia can speak about the role of bilingual education, and the identification of English learners for special education, dyslexia and English language learners.