ICAN:International Christian
Association of Neurodevelopmentalists

ICAN was formed in 1999 as an association of
self consciously Christian neurodevelopmentalists to:

To give God the honor and glory for designing us in a way that makes it possible to give hope to families with loved ones with learning and developmental problems and that this work is inspired by and directed by Him.

To give parents and loved ones of individuals on ICAN neurodevelopmental programs the assurance that we who are doing this work share their values.

To learn from the founders of the neurodevelopmental work and to collect their research and knowledge as much as possible to preserve their wisdom and insights.

To further the neurodevelopmental work through research and training in new areas as new information and breakthroughs occur.

Through interaction with each other, to share and develop new observations and to share experiences and information that may serve to further our work.

To provide a means to train and certify individuals committed to furthering this work.

To set professional standards of excellence for ourselves and for the professionals that we train so that this work may be continued in its development while maintaining standards of excellence.

ICAN has evaluators and locations across the US and in Canada. More information can be found at the ICAN website:

ICAN Certified Neurodevelopmentalists

Jan Bedell

Company name: Little Giant Steps
Phone: 972-758-1260
Web site:
Evaluation sites: Austin, TX.; Dallas, TX.; Katy, TX.(West Houston area);Spring, TX.(North Houston area); San Antonio, TX.

Marilee Nicoll Coots

Company name: Help With Learning Neuroeducational Consulting
Phone: (760) 378-4357
Web site:
Evaluation sites:
Oceanside, CA., Corona, CA., Simi Valley, CA.,
Bakersfield CA, Weldon, CA., Modesto, CA.,
Portland, OR., Tucson, AZ.

Linda Kane

Company name: Hope and A Future, Inc.
Phone: (801) 395-1979
Web site:
Evaluation sites: Annapolis, MD; Baton Rouge, LA; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX;Kansas City, KS; Lafayette, LA; Madison, WI; Boston, MA; Nashville, TN; Oahu, HI; Ogden, UT;
Seattle, WA; Wichita, KS;

Kay Ness

Company name: SENC, Southeastern Neurodevelopmental Consultants
Phone: (770) 619-9843
Web site:
Evaluation sites: Alpharetta, GA; Birmingham, AL., Winston Salem, NC., Mt. Dora, FL, Charleston, SC.

Cyndi Ringoen

Company name: CAN-DO: Christian Access to
Neuro-Developmental Organization
Phone: (509)276-7756
Web site:
Evaluation sites: Simi Valley, CA; Fairbanks, Alaska; Seattle WA., Three Rivers, MI; Dayton, Ohio; Fargo, ND; Batavia, NY; Arizona; Spokane, WA


Maggie Dail

Company name: Master Enterprises Learning Center
Phone: (253) 581-1588
Web site:
Evaluation sites: Western Washington and Colorado

Stephanie Lankhorst

Company name: Step By Step
Phone: (231) 652-1797
Evaluation sites: Grand Rapids, MI and Fremont, MI

Sylvia Funk

Company name: PATHWAYS for NeuroEducational Development
Phone: (403) 995 4411
Web site:
Evaluation Sites: Okotoks, Alberta, Canada and Saskatchewan, Canada

Retired and Inactive Members
Marcia Blackwood
Elizabeth Harms
Ann Kane
Ronda Dupea



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