Jack M. Fletcher

Jack M. Fletcher

Jack M. Fletcher, Ph.D., is a Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston. For the past 30 years, Dr. Fletcher, a child neuropsychologist, has worked extensively on issues related to learning and attention problems in developmental and brain- injured children, including definition and classification, neurobiological correlates, and most recently, intervention. Dr. Fletcher directs a Learning Disability Research Center grant, a study of math disabilities in children, and a long-term study of neurobiological factors and learning in spina bifida, all funded by the National Institute of Child health and Human Development.


He served on the NICHD National Advisory Council, the Rand Reading Study Group, the National Research Council Committee on Scientific Principles in Education Research, and the President’s Commission on Excellence in Special Education. Dr. Fletcher was the recipient of the Samuel T. Orton award from the International Dyslexia Association in 2003 and a co-recipient of the Albert J. Harris award from the International Reading Association in 2006. He is the current President of the International Neuropsychological Society.

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