Dr. Blythe Grossberg has worked as a learning specialist in New York City for the past thirteen years. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College, Dr. Grossberg received her doctoral degree in psychology from Rutgers University. Formerly the Upper School learning specialist at the Collegiate School, she has worked with students in grades 5-12 and college students at top-flight private schools and at magnet and other public schools. Her clients include students with study-skills deficits and learning disorders such as ADD, Asperger’s Syndrome, and dyslexia. She collaborates with students, their parents, and their teachers to improve students’ ability to complete their work effectively. She also helps students prepare for standardized tests, including the ISEE/SSAT, SHSAT, PSAT, and SAT, and she works with high-school juniors and seniors to prepare their college essays and applications. Her book Applying to College for Students with Learning Disorders and ADD was published in 2010. She has conducted original research into how people with ADD can work more effectively and is the author of “Making ADD Work: On the Job Strategies for Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder” (Perigee, 2005). Her other books include “Test Success: Test-taking and Study Strategies for All Students, Including those with LD” (Specialty Press, 2009) and “Applying to College for Students with ADD and LD” (Magination Press, APA, 2010). Dr. Grossberg was also recently named the about.com guide to private schools.She is also the co-founder of a new tutoring companycalled Themba Tutors- www.ThembaTutors.com
TYPE OF SERVICES: Individual
EXPERTISE: Remediation of learning issues, including ADHD and executive function issues, dyslexia and other language disorders, math disorders, Asperger’s Syndrome, and others;
AGES: students in grades 5-12 and college students.
HOURS: Home and school visits: after school, weekends, and some appointments
during free periods at school.
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