Dr. Jerome (Jerry) Schultz is a Clinical Neuropsychologist, author and speaker who has provided clinical services, consultation and staff development to hundreds of private and public schools in the US and abroad during his 35year career.
He is the author of Nowhere to Hide: Why Kids with ADHD & LD Hate School and What We Can Do About It, which examines the role of stress in learning. He has an active following on Twitter, and blogs for the Huffington Post on matters related to children and adults with special needs.
A former middle school special education teacher, he has been able to use his experiences as a therapist, evaluator, college professor and staff development specialist to help staff objectively examine their efforts to help a child develop and exhibit better learning, social/emotional and behavioral skills. Known for his frank, calm, respectful, humorous and practical approach, Dr. Schultz has helped many school districts and parents avoid the waste of time and money as well as the anquish associated with prolonged, frustrating discussions or misguided efforts that do not resolve a problem.
Dr. Schultz has served on the faculty of the Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts For many years, he held the rank of Professor at Lesley University in Cambridge, and was the founding director of a diagnostic clinic called the Learning Lab @ Lesley. He subsequently co-directed The Center for Child and Adolescent Development (CCAD) at the Cambridge Health Alliance, where he continues to supervise and train young psychologists and psychiatrists.
Dr. Schultz received his undergraduate and master´s degrees from The Ohio State University and holds a Ph.D. from Boston College. He has completed postdoctoral fellowships in both clinical psychology and pediatric neuropsychology. He currently serves on the professional advisory board (PAB) of www.insideADHD.org, and chairs the PAB of the Learning Disability Association of America. For several years he was on the Editorial Advisory Board of a journal called Academic Psychiatry, and serves in that capacity for a publication of LDA called Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal.
While increasing demands for his consultation and training services have made it necessary for Dr. Schultz to stop seeing clients for family and individual therapy, Dr. Schultz serves as the “in house” neuropsychological consultant to several school districts in the Boston area, and offers presentations and professional development throughout the U.S. and abroad.