Yale Academic Skills Clinic

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Yale Academic Skills Clinic (YASC) provides services for children and youth with learning differences throughout the state of Connecticut and in eastern New York. The Clinic services children with special educational needs across a variety of developmental disorders and typically developing children. We provide evaluations, comments on current services received by the child, recommendations for PPTs and IEPs, and referrals to practitioners in the area for specific preventive and remedial services.
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Faculty


Elena Leonidovna Grigorenko

Emily Fraser Beede Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychology

Dr. Elena L. Grigorenko received her Ph.D. in general psychology from Moscow State University, Russia, in 1990, and her Ph.D. in developmental psychology and genetics from Yale University, United States, in 1996. Dr. Grigorenko has published more than 350 peer-reviewed articles, book chapters,...

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Lesley Hart

Associate Research Scientist in the Child Study Center

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Megan Lyons

Clinical Instructor in the Child Study Center (Social Work)

Megan Lyons, MSW, M.S. CF-SLP is Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical

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Donna L Macomber

Research Assistant and Intake Coordinator Academic Skills Clinic

Donna Macomber earned her master's degree in psychology at Southern Connecticut State University and holds a B.A. in Business Administration. She has worked with Dr. Grigorenko for approximately 15 years on a number of research projects and has been a member of the EG Lab for the last seven...

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Elizabeth Schoen Simmons

Speech and Language Pathologist

Elizabeth Schoen Simmons, M.S. CCC-SLP is a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Yale Autism Program. She received her M.S. from Southern Connecticut State University and completed her clinical fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Rhea Paul. Within the autism program, Elizabeth coordinates the...

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