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Sharon Mares Merrill

Sharon Mares Merrill, American speech pathologist. Member American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (certified), California Speech and Hearing Association, Council Exceptional Children.

Background

  • Merrill, Sharon Mares was born on January 7, 1948 in Oceanside, California, United States. Daughter of James Hart and Margaret Mary (O'Connell) Pope.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Fresno State University, 1970. Master of Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1976.

    Career

    • Speech/language specialist Kings Canyon Unified School District, Reedley, California, 1971-1972, Los Angeles County Superintendent Schools, Downey, 1972-1978, bilingual assessment program specialist for People, Spanish Language Test Project, 1979-1981. Speech pathologist Daniel Freeman Hospital, Inglewood, 1978-1979. Coordinator special education ABC Unified School District, Cerritos, 1981-1983.

      Private practice speech pathology Long Beach, since 1983. Consultant North Orange County Special Education Consortium, Anaheim, California, 1983-1985, Capistrano (California) Unified School District, 1983-1985, Chula Vista (California) Unified School District, 1985, Educational Service Center Region 17, Lubbock, Texas, 1980.

    Membership

    Member American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (certified), California Speech and Hearing Association, Council Exceptional Children.

    Personality

    Interests

    Painting, sewing, gardening, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Fidencio Manual Mares, June 10, 1972 (divorced January 1974). Married Robert Odgen Merrill, August 22, 1981. Children: Kathryn Janes, James Whitney.
    • father: James Hart Pope
    • mother: Margaret Mary (O'Connell) Pope
    • spouses: Fidencio Manual Mares
    • Robert Odgen Merrill
    • children: Kathryn Janes Merrill
    • James Whitney Merrill
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    Born January 7, 1948
    (age 69)
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