Amanda Holland, Lecturer


Part-Time Lecturer

Amanda Holland is a part-time lecturer for the Baylor University Language and Literacy Clinic. She joined the Baylor faculty in 2011 as a Reading teacher and Dyslexia Specialist after a career in teaching special education students in the school setting in both California and Texas. This was followed by 10 years of serving children in a hospital setting as an Education Specialist at Children's Medical Center Dallas.

Mrs. Holland is passionate about teaching students with special learning differences. She has devoted 20 years to study/research, teaching and advocating for student and patient rights. She considers it a tremendous blessing to be able to provide reading instruction to her clients, while at the same time, enriching undergraduate students with the knowledge and skills needed to teach students to read.

Mrs. Holland is married to Brad, an Ear, Nose and Throat physician. They have been blessed with four energetic children who attend Midway ISD schools. Mrs. Holland finds her utmost joy in the time spent with her family, vacationing in Colorado, and weekend getaways to their ranch in Hunt, Texas


  • B.S. in Education, Baylor University - Special Education Certificaton
  • M.Ed., University of North Texas - Special Education
  • Dyslexia Certificate

Academic Interests and Research

  • Multisensory curriculum for teaching reading, spelling and handwriting
  • Assistive and instructional technologies to enhance instruction
  • Austism Spectrum Disorder - effect on language, reading and comprehension