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NOTE: The support services listed below are not necessarily endorsed by Pasadena Christian School. This is a list of resources that is made available to all PCS families. It is the responsibility of the family to investigate whether or not a specific organization will benefit their child. If you want your child to receive accommodations or modifications in the classroom, please complete an Emerging Needs Parent/Teacher Request Form and submit along with a current Educational and Psychological Evaluation.

PCS Academic Tutors Academic Tutors Educational Therapists
Neuropsychological Evaluations and Specialized Care Occupational Therapists Vision Screening & Therapists
Speech & Language Pathologists Auditory Screening Educational & Psychological Evaluations
Marriage & Family Therapists Psychologists Psychiatrists
Social Skills Therapists and Clinical Social Workers Private High Schools  
   

 

 

PCS Academic Tutors

 
Name & Degrees
Contact Information
Estimated Costs
 
Services Offered
Mary Williams 
BA Psychology 
CA Teaching Credential

 

626-791-1214 Ext. 249

 

$20/30 minute session 
$40/60 minute session
Reading, Math & Writing, Tutoring for Dyslexia for any
grade level
Margot Bricker 
BA Liberal Studies
CA Teaching Credential, Multiple Subject Clear
626-791-1214 Ext. 261

 

$40/individual
$20/2-4 students
$18/5-8 students
All sessions 45-60 minutes
Reading, Math & Writing

 


 
     
Victoria J. Mele, MSEd, ET/P  626-791-1214 Ext 277
vmele@pasadenachristian.org
$75 for 45 minutes Reading, writing & study skills (Executive Function)
 
 
 

 

Academic Tutors

 
Name & Address Phone # Website/Email
 
Jim Dorman
Director 
Educational Resources
1000 Huntington Dr. 
San Marino 91108
 
626-308-0313

jdorman@educationalresourcescenter.com

Sara Sera
16 S. Oakland, Suite 203 
Pasadena 91101
 
626-432-4061 sarasera@sbcglobal.net
Irene & Brian Miller 
Miller Educational Services
256 S. Rosemead Bl. 
Pasadena, CA 91107
 
626-683-3747 milleredserv@aol.com

imiller1123@charter.net
Mark Yutan
Director 
Mathnasium
900 Valley View Ave. #4 
Pasadena, CA 9110
 
626-510-MATH

626-532-7587
pasadena@mathnasium.com
www.mathnasium.com
Lori Robison
573 So. Lake Ave. #1
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
818-642-8082

818-395-7478
the_tutor@sbcglobal.net
Carole Hasbun & Anna Hasbun
Co-Directors 
Stepping Stones
2233 Huntington Dr.
San Marino, CA 91108
 
626-449-5986 www.steppingstones.net
email@steppingstones.net
Beth Dorr
405 S. Euclid Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-798-1311
Katy Currey
 
 
626-590-9753 katycurrey@yahoo.com
Veronica Mendez, Program Manager
Pasadena STARS
1480 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena CA 91104
626-797-1134 http://www.lakeavefoundation.org/stars/
Don Mills
Director 
Huntington Learning Center
1832 E. Washington Blvd.
Pasadena 91104
 
626-798-5900 www.huntingtonlearning.com

Reid Schenck
Pasadena, CA 91105


626-793-4998

schenck@charter.net

Jan Van Spronsen
Educational Consulting & Therapy
626-482-7852 janvanspronsen@yahoo.com
Anne Perry, Director
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes 959 E. Walnut, Suite 110
Pasadena, CA  91106
626-396-0865 www.lindamoodbell.com 
lblppasadena@lblp.com
 

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Educational Therapists

 
Name & Address Phone # Website/Email
Paula A. Giraldo, M.A.
Educational Therapist
236 W. Mountain St. Suite 109-E
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 509-9023 paula.g.edtherapist@gmail.com
Debra B. Hori, M.A., ET/P
Certified Life Coach
The Center for Connection
275 E. California Blvd., Suite B
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-398-4999

www.debrahori.com
debra@debrahori.com
The Center for Connection

Bob Frank
Director 
Hillside School and Learning Center
4331 Oak Grove Dr. 
La Canada-Flintridge, CA  91011
 
818-790-3044
 
 
 
 
Carolyn Weirick, MA, PPS
Program Administrator
Integrated Learning Solutions
2233 Huntington Dr., Ste 14
San Marino, CA  91108
 
626-568-8558
Mary Marthe, M.S., NBCT, BCET
 
626-441-1296 mafletch2003@yahoo.com
Marcie Habell, MA, ET/P
Altadena, CA
 
626-797-6676
Carolyn Patterson, MA, ET
 
626-590-8803 cpatterson1010@gmail.com
Rachel Rabideau MA, ET/P
119 N. Lima Street
Sierra Madre 91024
 
626-355-1835
Diane Smiarowski MA, CCC-SLP
438 So. Marengo 
Pasadena, CA  91101
 
626-799-1946
 
 
Janel Umfress MS, CCC-SLP, ET/P
16 S. Oakland, #203
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-791-9675
 
Sharon Wirtenberg ET/P
2346 Caracas Street
La Crescenta, CA 91214
 
818-957-5341 or 
310-804-4032
Carol J. Zoeller, Ph.D. 
Anna Zoeller-Walker, MBA 
Jennifer Zoeller, PhD
 
Zoeller & Associates Educational Achievement
2400 North Lake Ave . 
Altadena, CA  91001
 
626-797-3719
 
 
 
 
Houry Sosikian, M.A.
3000 Honolulu Ave. #1
Glendale, CA 91214
 
818-631-9977
Lena Almasi, M.A., ET/P M.A. 
With Distinction
Glendale, CA
 
818-497-3129
Kaye Ragland Ed.D, MFT, BCET 818-256-9310 dr.kaye.edtherapist@gmail.com
 

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Neuropsychological Evaluations and Specialized Care  

 
Name & Address Phone # Website/Email
Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.
The Center for Connection
276 E. California
Pasadena 91106
 

www.thecenterforconnection.org
Email for appointments: info@thecenterforconnection.org

Deborah Budding, Ph.D.
3661 Torrance Ave., Suite 200
Torrance, CA 90503
(310) 792-8146

www.deborahbudding
debudding@verizon.net

Timothy Gunn, PsyD
Gunn Psychological Services, Inc.
 
855-669-1202

drgunn@gunnpsych.com
www.gunnpsych.com

Dr. Diane Cullinane
Pasadena Child Development Associates
620 N. Lake Avenue
Pasadena 91101
 
626-793-7350
Corey Fox, MAEd
Developmental Dynamo Inc.
9723 Rathburn Ave.
Northridge, CA 91325
818-271-7128 www.developmentaldynamo.com
cfox@developmentaldynamo.com
Dr. Eric Saslow
100 UCLA Medical Center, Suite 214
Los Angeles, CA  90095
 
(310) 794-1600
Laurie Stephens, PhD 
Clinical Psychologist
Diane Howard
Director
Education Spectrum
2235 Lake Ave Ste 201
Altadena, CA 9100
 
(626) 797-1500
Andrea Davis, PhD
Chrystal Maher, PsyD

Greenhouse Therapy Center
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
626-796-7910 www.greenhousetherapycenter.com
adavis@greenhousetherapycenter.com
Gwennyth Palafax, PhD
Meaningful Growth
130 S. Euclid, Suite 4
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-795-4092 www.meaningfulgrowth.com
 
Janiece Turnbull, PhD
685 E. California Blvd. 
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-577-7744
 
Diane Danis, MD
130 S. Euclid Ave. #5
Pasadena, CA
 
626-792-2711
 
Maria Favela, Director 
Persona Neurobehavior Group
625 Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 390 
South Pasadena, CA 91030
626-449-2484
 
 

 

Kenneth L. Herman, Ph.D., CEO
Herman & Associates
1137 Huntington Dr.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
 
323-344-0123 ken@docherman.com
Oren R. Boxer, Ph.D. 
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Westside:
11340 W. Olympic Blvd.
Ste. 250
Los Angeles CA 90064

Eastside:
2300 West Main Street
Alhambra CA 91801

626-765-4482
Fax: 626-289-537

www.orenboxerphd.com

oboxer@me.com

 
 
 

 

Occupational Therapists

 
Name & Address Phone # Website/Email

Jamie Chaves, OTD, OTR/L, SWC
The Center for Connection
276 E. California
Pasadena 91106


(815) 690-2073

www.thecenterforconnection.org
jamie.chaves.otd@gmail.com
Laura Hogan-Reyes, MA, OTR/L, SWC 
Sue Trautman, MA, OTR/LSWC – 
Co-Owners 
Center for Developing Kids
200 E. Del Mar Blvd., Suite 112
Pasadena, CA 91105
 
626-564-2700
 
 
 
Dr. Diane Cullinane 
Pasadena Child Development Associates
620 N. Lake Avenue 
Pasadena 91101
 
626-793-7350
 
 
 
Susan Spitzer, Ph.D. OTR/L
572 E. Green, Suite 204 
Pasadena 91101
 
626-795-7817
 
Susan Lorin
Director 
Rosemary Johnson & Associates Clinic
116 E. Walnut 
Monrovia, CA  91016
 
626-357-9934
 
Greenhouse Therapy Center
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
626-795-7910  
 
 
 
 

Vision Screening & Therapists

 
Name & Address
Phone #
 
Website/Email
John D. Tassinari, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD 
Dr. Christine Chan
1368 E. Walnut St.
Pasadena, CA  91106-1528
 
626-796-3105
 
 
Derek Tong, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD
Center for Vision Development
2700 E. Foothill Blvd. Suite 207
Pasadena, CA 91107
 
626-578-9685
 
www.tongvision.com 
odtong@yahoo.com
Dr. Gary L. Etting
1)6345 Balboa Blvd.
Bldg III Suite 250
Encino, CA 91316
2)2001 So. Barrington Ave. Suite 318
W. Los Angeles, CA 90025
 
818-344-3937
 
310-477-4009
 
 
 

 

Speech & Language Pathologists

 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
 
Margaret Briggs, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Owner 
Briggs and Associates, APSLPC
The Pasadena Medical Court
104 North Madison Ave. 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
 
626-793-0937
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amy Johnson, M.A., CCC-SLP  
Cornerstone Speech and Language
711 Mission St., Suite B
So. Pasadena 91011
 
626-799-5400
 
 
Ruth Horowitz, M.A., CCC
2550 Honolulu Ave. Suite 107 
Montrose, CA  91020
818-248-3600
 
 
Kristin Hoffman, M.A., CCC-SLP
55 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., Suite 302
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
 
626-755-7670
Susan Gray-Holland, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
595 E. Colorado Blvd. #622 
Pasadena, CA  91101
 
626-793-8881
 
 
 
Susan Hollar MS, CCC-SLP
Hollar Speech and Language
1) 3248 Parkvista Drive
La Crescenta, CA 91214
2) 166 Foothill Blvd. 
Arcadia, CA  91001
 
818-269-0143
 
 
Justine Sherman, MA, CCC-SLP, COM
Justine Sherman & Associates, Inc.
Hours – 8am-7pm (M-Th)
8am-5pm (Friday)
147 E. Olive Avenue
Monrovia, CA 91016
 
626-355-1729 (Sierra Madre Office)
 
(909) 626-0900 (Claremont Office)
Diane Smiarowski, M.A. CCC-SLP
438 So. Marengo 
Pasadena, CA  91101
 
626-799-1946
 
 
Janel Umfress, M.S., CCC-SLP
16 S. Oakland, #203 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-791-9675
Ann Vradenburg MS CCC-SLP
2223 E. Mountain St.
Pasadena, CA  91104
626-221-8933/cell
 
 
 

Auditory Screening

 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
 
Beatrice Braun, Au.D., CCC-A 
Auditory Processing Center of Pasadena
11 W. Del Mar Blvd. #101
Pasadena CA 91105
 
 
626-793-8711
 
 
 
 
Margaret Winter
CARE Center 
The House Ear Institute
2100 W. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90057
 

213-353-7005
 
 
Glendale Adventist Medical Center
1509 Wilson Terrace 
Glendale, CA 91206
 
818-409-8023
 
 
Claire Sanchez, Au.D.
Lindsay Cockburn Au.D.
John Tracy Clinic
806 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles 90007
213-748-5481
 

 

 
 
 

Educational & Psychological Evaluations

 
Name & Address Phone # Website/Email
Timothy Gunn, Psy.D.
Gunn Psychological Services, Inc.
 
855-669-1202 www.gunnpsych.com
 
Bruce Hirsch, PhD 
130 S. Euclid Avenue, Suite 4
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
 
626-395-7833
 
 
 
Carolyn Wierick, M.A., P.P.S.
Program Administrator
Integrated Learning Solutions
2233 Huntington Dr., Ste #7
San Marino, CA  91108
 
626-568-8558
Gary V. Pizzatola, Ph.D. 
Children's Clinic
2810 E. Del Mar Blvd. Suite 7
Pasadena  91107
 
626-796-3418
 
Randy Northrup, Ph.D.
Arroyo Counseling Services
595 E. Colorado Blvd. #324
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-793-8833
Stacy S. Amano, PhD
Director of Assessment Programs
Fuller Psychological and Family Services
180 N. Oakland Ave.
Pasadena, CA
 
626-584-5555
626-396-6044
Kenneth Herman, Ph.D.
Herman & Associates
1137 Huntington Dr., 
Suite A-2 
So. Pasadena, CA
 
323-344-0123
 
Karen Miller, Ph.D.
65 North Madison Ave. #620 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-583-3228
 
Jeff Prater, Ph.D. 
Psychology Resource
719 Fremont Ave. 
South Pasadena, CA 91030-6019
 
626-403-3500
 
Janiece Turnbull, PhD
Neurobehavior Services, Inc
685 E. California Blvd. 
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-577-7744
 
Andre D. Van Rooyen, Ph.D.
Pediatric & Adolescent Psychology Associates
(M,T & Fri)
166 East Foothill Blvd. 
Arcadia, CA 91006
 
818-986-4362 (7#)
 
Andrea Davis, Ph.D.
Chrystal Maher, Psy.D.

Greenhouse Therapy
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-795-7910
Melissa McMullin, Psy.D.
Verdant Oak Behavioral Health
1605 Hope St. Suite 210
South Pasadena, CA 91030
 
323-345-1402 melissa@drmelissamcmullin.com
Sean Surfas, Ph.D. 
T.O.T.A.L. Programs
370 West Sierra Madre Blvd., Suite B Sierra Madre, CA 91024
626-355-5160
 
 
  Marriage & Family Therapists
 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
Lisa Colorado, Ph. D.
2953 Honolulu #8
La Crescenta, CA 91214
 
818-754-4571
Pam Erdman, M.F.T.
4536 Rinetti Lane
La Canada, CA 91011
 
818-321-6463
Mark Hastings, MS MFT
Arroyo Counseling Services
595 E. Colorado Blvd. #324
Pasadena, CA  91101
 
626-429-5469
Clint Daniels, MA, FMCC
Director
La Vie Counseling Center
650 Sierra Madre Villa Ave., Ste. 110
Pasadena, CA 9107
 
626-351-9616
Ext. 108
Rick Kidd , MA, MFT
73 W Sierra Madre Blvd. 
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
 
626-836-6561
 
Charlene Underhill Miller, PhD
1) 595 E. Colorado Blvd. #324 
Pasadena, CA 91101
2) Santa Monica practice
 
626-795-4741 310- 576-0883
Randy Northrup, PhD
Arroyo Counseling Services
595 E. Colorado Blvd. #324 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-793-8833
Connie Lillas, Ph.D.
1012 E. Parkman St.
Altadena, CA 91001
 
626-577-9332 infantmentalhealth@earthlink.net
Kenneth Herman
#MN24462
Herman & Associates
1137 Huntington Dr.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
323-344-0123 ken@docherman.com
 
 
 

Psychologists

 

 

Name & Address

Phone #

Website/Email
 
Mona Delahooke, PhD
225 S 1st Ave Ste 204
Arcadia, CA 91006
 
 
626-445-0454
 
Melissa J. Johnson, PhD,
CEO, Founder
The Institute for Girls' Development
95 N. Marengo Ave. Suite 100
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-585-8075 www.instituteforgirlsdevelopment.com
Ann-Marie Mandic-Martinez, PhD
37 Auburn Ave.
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
 
626-353-0475
Gwennyth L. Palafox, PhD
Director, Meaningful Growth
1001 South Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-795-4092 EXT.0
626-795-9505 fax
Manny Burgess, PhD
1910 Huntington Dr.
So. Pasadena, CA 91030
 
626-441-6111
 
Andrea Davis, Ph.D.
Meghan Crawford, Psy.D.
Chrystal Maher, Psy.D.
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-795-7910
Cynthia Davis, Ph.D
685 E. California Blvd. 
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-792-9282
Rick Williamson, PhD 
Fuller Psychological and Family Services
180 N. Oakland Ave. 
Pasadena, CA
 
626-584-5555
Kenneth Herman, Ph.D., MFT & Medical Diagnostic Evaluations
Herman & Associates
#PSY10916
1137 Huntington Dr., Suite A-2
So. Pasadena, CA
 
323-344-0050
Bruce Hirsch, Ph.D.
#PSY7729
130 S. Euclid Ave. #4
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-395-7833
FAX 626-395-7401
 
Richard Michalsen, PhD 
Pacific Psychological Resources
200 E. Del Mar Blvd. 
Pasadena, CA 91105
 
626-792-8922 ext. 13
Maria G. Pannell, PhD
1245 W. Huntington Dr., Ste. 105 
Arcadia, CA 91007
 
626-577-5996
Andre D. Van Rooyen, PhD
(M,T & Fri) 

Pediatric & Adolescent Psychology Associates
166 East Foothill Blvd. 
Arcadia, CA 91006
 
818-986-4362 (7#)
Kuekes, Kurt PhD 
Pediatric & Adolescent Psychology Associates
166 East Foothill Blvd. 
Arcadia, CA 91006
 
818-986-4362
 
Cynthia Munoz, PhD
Pediatric & Adolescent Psychology Associates
166 E. Foothill Blvd. 
Arcadia, CA 91106
 
818-986-4362
 
Jeff Prater, PhD
Joan Laidig, PhD
Psychology Resource Consultants
719 Fremont Ave. South 
Pasadena, CA 91030-6019
 
626-403-3500
626-403-3500 x104
Gary V. Pizzatola, PhD 
Children's Clinic
504 S. Sierra Madre Blvd.
Pasadena  91107
 
626-796-3418
Janiece Turnbull, PhD
Neurobehavior Services, Inc
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-577-7744
Karen Miller, PhD
65 North Madison Ave. #620 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-583-3228
Laurie Stephens, PhD
Clinical Psychologist 
Education Spectrum
2235 Lake Ave Ste 201
Altadena, CA 91001
 
626 - 797-1500
Joseph B Dilley, PhD
(PSY22371)
Carrie N. Dilley, PhD
Synergy Psychological, Inc.
The Doctors Dilley & Associates
505 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 
Sierra Madre, CA 91024-2364
 
626 - 539-2001
Toll Free: 
(800) 552-PSYC (-7792)
Maria Favela, Director 
Persona Neurobehavior Group
625 Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 390 
South Pasadena, CA 91030
 
626-449-2484
 
 
 
Brett R. Veltman, Psy.D.
446 S. Marengo Ave
Pasadena, CA 91101
626-263-7528
 

 

 
 
 

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Psychiatrists

 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
 
Alex Beebee, M.D.
97 W Bellevue Dr.
Pasadena, CA 91105
 
 
626-577-1305
 
Matthew S. Davis, MD
70 S Lake Ave Fl 10 
Pasadena, CA 91101
 
626-375-2906
 
 
Maria Favela, Director 
Persona Neurobehavior Group
625 Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 390 
South Pasadena, CA 91030
 
626-449-2484
 
 

 

Robert Brofman, M.D.
100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 225
Los Angeles, CA 90024
 
310-275-9455  
     
 
 
 

Social Skills Therapists and Clinical Social Workers

 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
Jennifer Campoy, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
(626) 808-4420 www.jennifercampoylcsw.com
jennifer@jennifercampoylcsw.com
 
Laurie Stephens, PhD 
Clinical Psychologist
Diane Howard
Director 
Education Spectrum
2235 Lake Ave Ste 201, Altadena, CA 91001
 
 
(626) 797-1500
 
Peter Gero, Ph.D 
Tom Sawyer’s BLAST
707 West Woodbury Rd, #F
Altadena, CA 91001
 
(626) 794-1156 
213-227-0748 Gero
(626) 627-6467
 
 
Dr. Diane Cullinane 
Pasadena Child Development Associates
620 N. Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA  91101
 
626-793-7350
Jeff Prater, Ph.D
Psychology Resource Consultants
719 Fremont Ave. 
South Pasadena, CA 
91030-6019
 
626-403-3500
Carrie N. Dilley, PhD
Synergy Psychological, Inc.
The Doctors Dilley & Associates
505 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. 
Sierra Madre, CA 91024-2364
 
626 - 539-2007
Toll Free: 
(800) 552-PSYC (-7792)
Kenneth Herman, Ph.D 
Herman & Associates
1137 Huntington Dr., Suite A-2
So. Pasadena, CA
 
323-344-0050
Andrea Davis, Ph.D.
Greenhouse Therapy Center
685 E. California Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91106
 
626-795-7910 adavis@greenhousetherapycenter.com
 
 
 

Private High Schools

 
Name & Address
Phone #
Website/Email
 
Sharon Dandorf
Learning Assistance Program Director Maranatha High School
169 South Saint John Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91105
 
 
(626) 817-4095
 
 
Bob Frank
Director
Hillside School and Learning Center
4331 Oak Grove Dr.
Flintridge, CA 91011
 
(818) 790-3044
 
Philip Clark 
Founder & President 
Arroyo Pacific Academy
41 W. Santa Clara Street 
Arcadia, CA 91007-3100
 
(626) 294-0661
 
Carolyn Patterson, MA, ET
Director of Frosh Start Program @ 
St. Francis High School
200 Foothill Blvd. 
La Canada, CA 91011
 
(818) 790-0325
 
Doug Lenzini
Director of Admissions 
Bridges Academy
3921 Laurel Canyon Blvd. 
Studio City 91604
 
(818) 506-1091
 
 
Dean Conklin, Ed.D.
Director 
The Frostig Center
971 Altadena Dr. 
Pasadena, CA  91107
(626) 791-1255
 

 

Catalina Lara, Ed.D.
Admissions Director
Westmark School
5461 Louise Ave.
Encino, CA 91316
 
(818) 986-5045 www.westmarkschool.org

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