Dr. Liz Matheis is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist who specializes in treating children with ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, and learning disabilities.
With the creation of her ACHIEVE program, Dr. Liz coaches students with ADHD in creating an organizational system that works, getting homework done, teaching study skills, time management and prioritization.
Dr. Liz provides psycho-educational assessment that can be used for Child Study Team evaluations, diagnosis of ADHD, Autism (using the ADOS-2) and learning disabilities, such as Dyslexia. Looking for extended time on SATs? Dr. Liz can provide you with a report in adherence with Educational Testing Service’s (ETS) requirements.
Dr. Liz also serves as Parent Coach, in which she helps parents develop boundaries and maintain consistency in the home environment. She has been effective in helping to decrease anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques.
She is also a sought-after contributor to numerous publications, blogs and radio shows!
4 Ways to Bring Books to Life
Expert strategies for making summer reading fun, and for building retention, comprehension, and creative muscles... Engage those senses »
Your Recipe for a Successful School Year
Start with an early visit to school, add a discussion with the teacher, finish up... Now you're cooking! »
School Organization Hacks for ADHD Kids
3 simple strategies for easing the transition back to school for your ADHD child... more »
16 Accommodations Built for ADHD Kids
Clinical psychologist Dr. Liz Matheis makes critical distinctions between IEPs and 504 Plans, and recommends... more »
Quiet, Sustained Attention Is Not Natural for Our Kids. Here's What Is.
It's not always realistic to expect students with ADHD to sit quietly absorbing and processing... more »
The Daily Habits of Organized Kids
Simple, effective ways to keep your family organized and stress free... more »
How to Help Children with Working Memory Deficits
Your child is not willfully tuning you out. He has a working memory deficit. And... more »
How to Perform Routine Maintenance on Your Child’s Accommodations
Expert advice for performing regular audits on your child’s 504 Plan, and making adjustments that... more »
The Importance of a Sensory Diet for your Child with ADHD
Did you know a sensory diet isn’t all about food? It’s a specialized activity plan... more »
Your Child Probably Has ADHD. Now What?
A step-by-step guide to getting your child the psychological, educational, and executive functioning assessments he... more »
The Parent’s Guide to Executive Functioning Skills
How to model prioritization, self-monitoring, and organization skills for your children with ADHD... more »
The Evolution of the Play Date
Today, our children interact in highly coordinated, parent-driven play dates that leave no room for... more »
Which Is Better: An IEP or a 504 Plan?
Your child needs school accommodations to help him better learn and retain information. But what’s... more »