Pamela B. Dillion, Ed.D.
Dr. Pamela B. Dillion is a licensed psychologist with over 25 years of experience working with children and families. She worked as the Director of Student Services at St. Ursula Villa for 17 years leading a team of intervention specialists, speech language pathologists, Orton Gillingham tutors, and behavioral specialists to provide remedial services, enrichment curriculum, and accommodations so that all children could be successful. She worked at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a staff psychologist performing psychoeducational evaluations for the Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP).
Dr. Dillion’s passion for psychology and helping children who were at risk began as a Head Start teaching assistant when she was a teenager. Her career spans working with newborns with disabilities at MRDD, school age children in public and parochial urban and suburban schools as a learning disabilities teacher and severe behavior specialist, and with high school students documenting need for testing accommodations on College Board exams. She served as administrator for an Ohio Department of Education multi-million dollar grant, Success for All Students, supporting inclusion throughout schools in the state of Ohio. Dr. Dillion was a professor at Notre Dame College’s teacher education program for 15 years. Her life- long interest in treatment alternatives for ADHD led to her certification in CogMed, a program designed by neuroscientists with proven effect on attention and working memory.
Dr. Dillion graduated from Muskingum College with a B.A. in psychology and a minor in secondary education. She completed graduate work at Xavier University in school psychology, intervention specialist and principal licensure, and a doctoral degree from the University of Cincinnati in special education and literacy. Her residency was completed at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as a member of the multi-disciplinary diagnostic team in the Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (DDBP).
Dr. Dillion resides in Anderson Twp. with her husband, Don and their Samoyed Molly. They enjoy gardening, traveling, water sports, and caring for their two grandsons. They have been therapeutic foster parents to 40 children in addition to their four adult children.