Sharon Grandinette / Pediatric Co-Chair

Sharon Grandinette, M.S., Ed., CBIST, is a nationally recognized consultant, trainer, advocate and expert witness in the field of Special Education, with a specialty in pediatric acquired brain injury and school reintegration. She has developed specific expertise in the area of pediatric brain tumors as it relates to education. Sharon has worked in public schools as a special educator and administrator for 18 years, and developed and administrated a private special education school for students with acquired brain injury in Southern California. She spent 3 years as the pediatric director in a post-acute brain injury rehabilitation setting, and has consulted with Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles with their TBI and brain tumor populations.

Sharon has owned and operated Exceptional Educational Services in Redondo Beach, California since 2003, and has written articles and contributed to book chapters in the area of pediatric Acquired Brain Injury. She currently serves on the executive board of the North American Brain Injury Society, served for 7 years on the Brain Injury Association of California, 8 years on the We Can Pediatric Brain Tumor Network, and 6 years on the board of the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists.