Articles by Hillary Hurst Bush, Ph.D.

Hillary Hurst Bush, PhD, is a licensed psychologist at the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has expertise in the neuropsychological and psychological assessment of children, adolescents and young adults with learning, emotional, social and behavioral issues. A Massachusetts native, Dr. Bush earned a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed a doctoral internship focused on the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with autism at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed postdoctoral training in pediatric neuropsychological and psychological assessment at LEAP. She has presented her research at regional and national conferences and has been published in peer-reviewed journals including Child Neuropsychology, Journal of Applied School Psychology and The Journal of Genetic Psychology.

Dyslexia 104: Transitioning from High School to College

July 10, 2018

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Dyslexia 104: Transitioning from High School to College

This blog is the fourth in a series on dyslexia. Topics previously addressed include Dyslexia 101, understanding treatment, and school accommodation options available. Sarah was an outgoing and bright teenager in her senior year at a public high school. She was a star violinist in the school orchestra and, on the weekends, enjoyed working at a local […]

Dyslexia 103: Accommodation Options Available

June 5, 2018

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Dyslexia 103: Accommodation Options Available

This blog is the third in a series on dyslexia. Topics previously addressed include Dyslexia 101, and understanding treatment. Topics to be addressed further in include accommodation options available, and the transition of a child to life, school, etc. following diagnosis. Rosita was a bright, energetic, and happy eight-year-old Latina girl who attended her local public […]