Linda Deming Ratcliff taught for 30 years in primary and special education, specializing in learning disabilities.
After retirement from full-time teaching, Linda worked in the special education department of the local school system as an educational diagnostician for Child Find and a case manager for the Department of Special Education Appeals. She holds a BS in elementary education, psychology and philosophy from Longwood College and an M.S. in special education from George Washington University. Linda was named as one of the Outstanding Teachers of America in 1973.