Grace C. Ashton, PhD

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1200 River Road, Conshohocken, PA 19428
215-958-9377

Affiliation:

  • Assistant Head of School, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Academic Dean, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Director of Psychological and Integrated Services, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Assistant Head of School, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Academic Dean, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Director of Psychological and Integrated Services, AIM Academy, Conshohocken, PA
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Education:

1990 B.F.A., Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design
1997 M.A., Psychology, University of Rhode Island
2000 Ph.D., Psychology, University of Rhode Island
 

Research Interests:

  • Identifying behavioral and neurobiological predictors of treatment response in students with language-based learning disabilities.
  • Researching the impact of co-morbid mood disorders and executive function deficits on treatment response in students with language-based learning disabilities.
  • Examining individual differences in children’s ability to add academic vocabulary into their existing network of word meaning.
  • Investigating how existing knowledge structure affect the comprehension of new information in text, and the cognitive processes that facilitate the linking of background knowledge with novel information while reading.