Soraya Fallah

Soraya Fallah, Ed. D, studied Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, earning her Doctoral Degree from CSUN. She is familiar with the treatment of individuals with disabilities in education and issues around educating culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students, both professionally and personally. As a scholar, Soraya conducted one of the first rigorous national studies on immigrant families of children with disabilities. Dr. Fallah is a published author of books, peer-reviewed journals, literature reviews, and other professional works, and a regular commentator on TV and radio broadcasts. Soraya combines activism with academia to give voice to underprivileged populations. She is established and working with many nonprofit organizations in advancement of women and human rights. She is one of the founding members and first ambassador of UNWomen-USA, LA. She is the co-president and Advocacy Chair of UNASUA-SFV chapter. Dr. Fallah has been working as a social worker and supervisor in numerous community-based services for the past 17 years. She has helped many immigrants from culturally and linguistically diverse communities and has served hundreds of individuals around the world. She worked with CSUN’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) as a research assistant and is currently an associate at 2Teach, LLC. Soraya is the recipient of multiple awards for her international and national projects and dedications.


Learning Challenges for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Students With Disabilities
Soraya Fallah, Bronte Reynolds, Wendy Murawski. © 2020. 337 pages.
When children with learning challenges are identified, the educational community in the United States diligently applies a well-established model of remediation that has, for the...
Challenges and Strategies for Establishing Strong Partnerships: Special Education and CLD Families
Soraya Fallah, Wendy Weichel Murawski. © 2018. 19 pages.
Students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) struggle in schools, as do students with disabilities. The intersection of disability and diversity acts as a double...