Pamela Hubbard-Wiley received her Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University of Education. She received her Master of Arts and Bachelor’s degrees in Speech Pathology and Audiology from California State University Los Angeles and San Jose State University, respectively.
Dr. Wiley’s professional career began in the Los Angeles Unified School District where she was an itinerant speech-language pathologist and teacher in the severe oral language/aphasia program. She subsequently became a teacher consultant for the aphasia program, participating in the early stages of the IEP process and providing technical and instructional support to classroom teachers. Driven by a desire to provide families with improved and innovative services in 1979, Dr. Wiley decided to establish a private practice. Her strong work ethic, commitment to families and sharp business acumen, coupled with her expertise made the center successful from its inception.
A frequent lecturer on ASD, Dr. Wiley has written several professional articles and is the co-author of four social skills therapy workbooks; Autism: Attacking Social Interaction Problems for children. Her newest Pre-Vocational Training Program for individuals with ASD 17 years +, was published by Plural Publishers in 2015. Dr. Wiley travels extensively and shares her knowledge and expertise with professionals and parents worldwide.
Dr. Wiley has received numerous honors and awards throughout her distinguished career. In 2000, she was named a Fellow of the American Speech and Hearing Association, which is the highest honor bestowed upon its members. Also during that year, she was awarded the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Businessperson of the Year for Southern California. Additionally, she has received commendations from several local, state, and national politicians for her ground-breaking work and community involvement.
From the onset of her career, Dr. Wiley has made a significant impact in the lives of many children, adults, and their families. She says “I feel as passionate and excited about speech pathology today as I did more than three decades ago! We have great staff, families and community partners. It’s very gratifying.”