Why Does School Have to Be So Hard?


Dr. Daniel B. Nagelberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Daniel B. Nagelberg, Ph.D.

Jewish Family Services and The Clinical Social Work Association of Savannah will present an educational opportunity for parents on Why Does School Have to Be So Hard! on Tuesday, January 20th at 7:00 p.m.at the Jewish Educational Alliance, Dr. Daniel B. Nagelberg, Ph.D. a clinical and neuropsychologist, will be the featured speaker.

The presentation is free and open to the public.

Dr. Nagelberg’s presentation will focus on some of the academic challenges that confront children in today’s school environment. He will discuss many of the dynamics that have resulted in so many students being diagnosed with ADD/ADHD and other “learning disabilities.” He will facilitate our understanding of why our brightest students -let alone average or below average students- require tutoring in the current competitive academic environment.

Dr. Nagelberg received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Bowling Green State University, and he completed a Clinical Internship at the University of Alabama Medical Center in Birmingham (UAB). He has been a licensed psychologist in Georgia since 1981.

He has served as an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Georgia Southern University, and now is in full-time private practice and owner of Coastal Psychology in Savannah.

Dr. Nagelberg holds clinical privileges at Memorial Health University Medical Center and Coastal Harbor Treatment Center in Savannah. Dr. Nagelberg is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association, the Southeastern Psychological Association, the Georgia Psychological Association, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the Coastal Association of Psychologists.

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