Barry F. Skoff, Ph.D.- Clinical Neuropsychologist
Barry Skoff, Ph.D., Child Neuropscyhologist



Evaluation & Testing
Children•Teens•Young Adults

ADD, ADHD, LD, Attention deficit, Learning disability, Dyslexia, Executive Functions, Reading disability, Non verbal learning disability, Intellectual disability, Developmental disability, Asperger's Syndrome


About Barry Skoff, Ph.D.


I received my Ph.D. in Psychology from Tufts University in 1978, and was licensed as a Psychologist in Massachusetts in 1983.

My post-doctoral training included working with Dr. Edith Kaplan, the world-renowned neuropsychologist, at Boston University School of Medicine.

I also trained at the Community Neurodevelopmental Clinic at Massachusetts Mental Health Center, and did post-graduate work in the Neuropsychology Laboratory at Boston University School of Medicine.

Professional Experience

From 1983 to 1989 I was Senior Staff Psychologist in the Developmental Disabilities Unit at Massachusetts Mental Health Center.

I have had a private testing practice since 1985, specializing in developmental disabilities, including attention and learning disorders.

In addition to my practice, I have been the Clinical Director of the Neurodevelopmental Center at MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts since 1989. In my role as Clinical Director, I have been in charge of training post-doctoral fellows in Developmental Neuropsychology since 2001.

  • In the past, I have held positions as: Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry (Psychology) at Boston University Medical Center;
  • Lecturer of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard University Medical School
  • Affiliate Assistant Professor in Psychology, Clark University.

Professional Memberships

I am a member of the American Psychological Association, and the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, on whose Board I served from 1989 through 1992.

Publications & Presentations

I have published a number of research and professional articles and have made numerous presentations, which have addressed ADHD, learning disabilities, dyslexia and executive functions.

I have presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, the CHADD Tri-State Conference, the Joint Conference on Learning Disabilities, and NSCH Family Resource Center Workshop on ADHD in Children and Teens.