About Stacey R. Aronson, Ph.D.

Dr. Aronson is a pediatric neuropsychologist, specializing in the assessment of children, from preschool through young adulthood. 


Dr. Aronson attended Brown University for her undergraduate education, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in Psychology and Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences. She earned her Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University, with a focus on cognitive and language development. She pursued advanced training in Clinical Psychology at the Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University and later at the William Alanson White Institute in New York City.  


Dr. Aronson received specialty training in pediatric neuropsychology at the New York University Child Study Center, and on internship at the New York University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center. She then completed  an additional two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Centers in New York City. Her training is in accordance with the Houston Guidelines for practice.  


In addition to her graduate training, Dr. Aronson worked for over a decade with educators, schools, and policymakers, creating programs, designing curricula, and providing consultation services to schools and districts across the country seeking to maximize student development. Dr. Aronson has worked as a policy analyst, researcher, and program developer at the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL), at the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and at the Strategic Education Research Partnership of the National Research Council (SERP-MSAN). Dr. Aronson has developed national programs and consulted with schools nationwide.


Dr. Aronson specializes in working with children with a range of neurological, developmental, and learning difficulties, including specific learning disorders, language disorders, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, concussion, and other neurologic or genetic disorders that impact cognition and behavior, as well as social, emotional, or behavioral difficulties.  She is available to present on a wide range of topics related to child and adolescent learning and emotional challenges. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the New York Neuropsychology Group, and the New York State Psychological Association.


A longtime resident and graduate of Westport public schools, Dr. Aronson returned to Westport with her husband and two children in 2002. She is licensed in both New York and Connecticut.