Caron Mellblom-Nishioka, Ed.D.
Department: Teacher Education/Special Education
Areas of Expertise
Autism, Developmental Disorders, Disability Issues, Education, Language, Language Development, Language Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Multi-language Development, Special Education, Special Education Transitions, Teacher Education
Dr. Mellblom-Nishioka holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in speech language pathology and a Clear Speech Language Services Educational Authorization. She also holds a doctorate in special education with and emphasis in learning disabilities and university teaching. Dr. Mellblom is a full professor and has been with CSU Dominguez Hills for 20 years. Her research interests include alternative language development, dual language immersion programs, Autism Spectrum disorders, and transition of special needs populations.
B.A. in Communication Disorders, California State University, Fullerton
M.S. in Communication Disorders, University of Wyoming
Ed.D. in Special Education with an emphasis in University Teaching and Learning Disabilities, University of Northern Colorado
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