Dr. Elyse Dub is a licensed psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist in private practice on New York City's Upper East Side (Contact Dr. Dub). She has over ten years experience working with families and children between 4 and 18 years of age. She has a thorough understanding of schools, special education, and available support within public and independent school environments.
Dr. Dub provides psychoeducational assessments to help students, parents, and education professionals understand why a child is struggling in school and on standardized tests. Dr. Dub specializes in the diagnosis of learning disabilities (including dyslexia), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (including Autism and Asperger's Disorder). Dr. Dub designs intervention plans that are feasible in home and school environments. She will recommend instructional strategies (e.g., using a specific approach to teach reading) and testing modifications (e.g., extended time to complete tests) necessary for a child. She also provides ongoing support to parents as they navigate the confusing and overwhelming special education process.
Dr. Dub also works with students who are transitioning from one type of educational setting to another (e.g., preschool to elementary, high school to college) by providing psychoeducational evaluations that outline the student's specific needs within a school environment. She assists families by addressing important and relevant topics and questions to consider when investigating various educational environments.
Dr. Dub has written articles appearing in national publications including School Psychology Review and the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment. She provides workshops to parents, educators, and mental health professionals on topics such as: home-school collaboration, helping students find and build their strengths and weaknesses, understanding psychoeducational evaluations, and preparing students for a school transition. Dr. Dub is a member of the American Psychological Association, National Association of School Psychologists, New York Association of School Psychologists, and the International Dyslexia Association.