Richard Selznick, PhD
Dr. Selznick is a psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist, adjunct graduate school professor, university professor of pediatrics and school consultant. He is author of the book The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child, School Struggles: A Guide to Your Shut-Down Learners Success and the recently publishedDyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents.
As director of the Cooper Learning Center, Dr. Selznick oversees a program that assesses and treats a broad range of learning and school-based academic and behavioral problems. The Cooper Learning Center, established in 1995 by Dr. Selznick, is a division of the Department of Pediatrics of Cooper University Health Care. Cooper is a leading teaching hospital in the region. It is the leading program in the region, offering a variety of different services, including parent and teacher training along with its clinical practice.
Dr. Selznick also works as a school consultant and is frequently asked to lecture to parents and teachers on a variety of topics. Throughout the year, Dr. Selznick speaks to numerous parent groups at schools, at regional and national conferences, and internationally.
Education & Training
|Graduate School||PhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA|
|Graduate School||MA, New York University, New York, NY|
|Internship||Irving Schwartz Institute, Philadelphia, PA|
Dyslexia, ADHD, behavioral disorders, learning and reading disabilities
- National Association of School Psychologists
- International Dyslexia Society
Awards and Honors
- UMDNJ Volunteer Faculty Award
The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child. First Sentient Publications. 2009.
School Struggles: A Guide To Your Shut-Down Learner's Success. First Sentient Publications. 2012.
Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents. Bookbaby. 2015.