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ABOUT DR. STEIN

 

Dr. David Stein is a pediatric psychologist specializing in neuropsychological testing.  Dr. Stein has many years of experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults through his work at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, in various schools, and at New England Neurodevelopment.  Dr. Stein completed his undergraduate education at Tufts University, his doctorate at William James College, and his clinical training through Harvard Medical School at the Cambridge Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital.  

 

Dr. Stein is well-versed and experienced in working with medical providers, independent schools, school systems, colleges, and educational institutions.  This allows Dr. Stein and our team at NEN to make practical and meaningful recommendations that are understood and accepted by educational and treatment teams.

 

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Experience

2010 - 2016 | Attending Psychologist, Boston Children’s Hospital

2010 - 2016 | Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School

2016 - present | Founder, New England Neurodevelopment, LLC

2017 - present | Adjunct Professor, William James College

Honors

2002 | Magna Cum Laude, Tufts University

 

2002 | Golden Key National Honor Society, Tufts University

 

2009 | Clinical Investigator, Level I, Harvard Clinical and Translational Research Center (CATALYST)

 

2009 - 2010 | Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related Disorders (LEND) Fellow, Children's Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School

 

​2014 | Certificate in Management for Clinicians, Boston Children's Hospital

 

2015 | Mintz Award for Distinguished Alumni, William James College

2017| Gerber Foundation Lectureship, The Helen Devos Children’s Hospital.  Grand Rapids, MI.

2018| Shriener Lectureship, Indiana University Medical School.  Indianapolis, IN.

2019| Distinguished Speaker Series Lecturer, The Children's Center for Communication at the Beverly School for the Deaf

Education/Training

B.A. | Tufts University, with High Honors 2002
 

Psy.D. | William James College 2008
 

Internship | Harvard Medical School, The Cambridge Hospital 2008
 

Fellowship | Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital 2010

Research Methods | Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, Harvard Clinical and Translational Research Center (CATALYST) 2012

Memberships

2003 - Present | American Psychological Association (APA)

 

2009 - Present | Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (APA Div 40)

 

2013 - Present | Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group

(Board of Directors, 2016-2019)

2021- Present | Massachusetts Neuropsychological Association

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ABOUT BETHANY COLAVINCENZO, Ed.M.

 

Bethany Colavincenzo, Ed.M. is an educational specialist with expertise in assessment of learning and neurodevelopmental disorders.  She is a former classroom teacher who, after receiving her master’s degree in education, served as an Educational Specialist in the Developmental Medicine Center at Children's Hospital Boston for three years.  Bethany has worked with children and adolescents as a tutor and organizational aide, and she spent two years working on educational reform and policy for a child advocacy non-profit in Washington D.C.  She also maintained a private practice for educational consulting and assessment prior to joining New England Neurodevelopment.  

 

Bethany has significant experience in assessment of children with ADHD, learning disabilities, autism, and medical and genetic disorders.  She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University and a Master's in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was the recipient of the merit-based Leadership in Education Award.  

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Education/Training

B.S. | Duke University 2003

Ed.M. | Harvard Graduate School of Education 2008

Honors

Leadership in Education Award |  Harvard Graduate School of Ed.

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ABOUT BETHANY COLAVINCENZO, Ed.M.

 

Bethany Colavincenzo, Ed.M. is an educational specialist with expertise in assessment of learning and neurodevelopmental disorders.  She is a former classroom teacher who, after receiving her master’s degree in education, served as an Educational Specialist in the Developmental Medicine Center at Children's Hospital Boston for three years.  Bethany has worked with children and adolescents as a tutor and organizational aide, and she spent two years working on educational reform and policy for a child advocacy non-profit in Washington D.C.  She also maintained a private practice for educational consulting and assessment prior to joining New England Neurodevelopment.  

 

Bethany has significant experience in assessment of children with ADHD, learning disabilities, autism, and medical and genetic disorders.  She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University and a Master's in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was the recipient of the merit-based Leadership in Education Award.  

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ABOUT CHARDA DAVIS,M.A.

 

Chardā Davis, M.A., is a testing assistant at NEN and a fourth-year clinical psychology doctoral candidate at William James College in Newton, MA. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University, where she specialized in clinical work with children and families. Following her graduate studies, Chardā became a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) and provided clinical services to children and families in various settings. Chardā provided individual and family therapy at Community Healthlink, a community-based mental health clinic. She also provided consultation services to early childhood education centers throughout central MA. Additionally, Chardā worked as a school-based clinician at the Central MA Collaborative, consisting of several therapeutic public day schools in Worcester, MA, and within Worcester Public Schools. Upon beginning her studies at William James College, Chardā expanded her clinical work at the Central MA Collaborative, where she conducted psychoeducational assessments with elementary, middle, and high school students. She also conducted risk and safety assessments for students presenting with high-risk behaviors within the school setting. Chardā then transitioned to Butler Hospital in Providence, RI where she conducted neuropsychological assessments with primarily adult and geriatric populations.

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ABOUT LORI DIBLASI, M.A.
Lori G. DiBlasi, M.A., is a testing assistant at NEN and a third-year clinical psychology doctoral candidate at William James College in Newton, MA. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a concentration in research from Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU). She then pursued and received a Masters of Arts in Psychology from SCSU and submitted her thesis on promoting pre-reading skills in kindergarteners utilizing a phonological awareness-based approach.  Following her undergraduate and graduate education, she worked as an instructional assistant at Milestones Behavioral Services and the Institute of Professional Practice Inc., utilizing ABA techniques with children presenting with behavioral, social, and cognitive difficulties. In addition to her work at NEN, Lori is currently completing an advanced practicum at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where she is conducting neuropsychological assessment with young, middle-aged, and older adults.
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