About Blythe

Blythe Grossberg, Psy.D., has over 15 years of experience working with students, parents, and administrators at private and public schools. Formerly the Upper School learning specialist at the Collegiate School in New York City, Dr. Grossberg has worked with students and administrators at a broad range of mainstream public and private schools and special education schools in New York City. She has worked with students with dyslexia and reading disorders, math disorders, language processing issues, ADHD, executive function issues, and Asperger’s Syndrome, among other issues. She helps students develop strategies to improve their learning issues and work with their strengths, maximize their potential in school, practice effective study habits, write clearly, and perform on standardized tests.

Dr. Grossberg is the author of Making ADD Work (Penguin); Test Success:Test-Taking and Study Strategies for All Students, Including those with ADD and LD (Specialty Press); Applying to College for Students with ADD and LD (Magination Press/APA), Asperger’s Rules: How to Make Sense of Friends and School (Magination Press/APA) and Asperger’s Teens: Understanding High School for Students on the Autism Spectrum (Magination Press/APA), winner of the Gold Medal for the Mom’s Choice Awards and most recently¬†Focused: ADHD & ADD Parenting Strategies for Children with Attention Deficit Disorder¬†and Asperger’s and Adulthood: A Guide to Working, Loving, and Living With Asperger’s Syndrome. Her books have been reviewed in national newspapers, and she has spoken before parent and ADHD support groups. She was also the private school guide for about.com, at privateschool.about.com, and her site received about 70,000 page views per month. She was recently featured in an interview on Vocabulary.com entitled Learning Differences and Vocabulary: Do Deficits Matter?

Dr. Grossberg received an undergraduate degree magna cum laude in History and Literature from Harvard College and a doctoral degree in organizational psychology from Rutgers University.