Currently in private practice after 14 years of serving as the V. P. of Clinical Services at the Center for Development and Learning. Glenda has also been employed by the public school system, where she conducted evaluations, consultations, and teacher in-services. Dr. Thorne is a licensed psychologist in the State of Louisiana and has conducted psychoeducational, psychological, and neurodevelopmental evaluations of children and young adults for over 20 years. She specializes in learning disorders, especially dyslexia, and Attention-Deficit Disorders and their associated social, emotional and behavioral problems. A national presenter, Dr. Thorne has conducted numerous continuing education seminars on neurodevelopment, dyslexia and other reading disorders, and Attention-Deficit Disorders for mental health professionals, educators, speech-language pathologists, and parents. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses at two Louisiana universities. Dr. Thorne is the lead author of the Behavioral, Academic and Neurodevelopmental Survey, a clinical data gathering system for teachers, parents, and students. She is the co-creator of the Learning Profiles professional development program; the co-author of the Right from Birth parent training curriculum; and the author of many articles on learning and teaching.
Dr. Thorne earned a doctoral degree in psychology from Louisiana State University, and in 1991 completed a fellowship at the University of North Carolina Medical School, Chapel Hill. She completed training in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling and is a 2005 graduate of the National Staff Development Academy.