Dr. Hyla Rubin
Dr. Hyla Rubin received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with special emphasis on Language-Learning Disabilities from the University of Connecticut in 1984, and her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Vermont in 1972.
From 1984 to 1990, she was a faculty member in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto, specializing in Child Language and Learning Disabilities.
In 1992, she joined the faculty of the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle, where she teaches and conducts research examining the relationship of oral language development, reading, spelling, and written expression abilities. In particular, she studies those language abilities that are early predictors of reading and writing achievement, and designs classroom intervention programs to help young at-risk children develop those abilities effectively. Her publications can be found in a variety of peer-reviewed journals and books.
She has received funding for her research from the International Dyslexia Society, Haskins Laboratories, University of Connecticut, University of Toronto, and the National Science and Engineering Council of Canada. Her research can be found in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Language and Speech, Annals of Dyslexia, Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Canadian Journal of Psychology, Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, and Journal of Child Language. She also has published book chapters in texts for pediatricians and for educators.
Dr. Rubin has given numerous presentations at national, state and local professional meetings, including the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the International Dyslexia Society, Reading Reform Foundation, Everyone Reading, Association of Children with Learning Disabilities, as well as at school districts throughout the United States and Canada.
Dr. Rubin teaches in several programs in the Graduate School, including Early Childhood Special Education, Childhood Special Education, Literacy, and School Psychology. Her courses include Early Language and Literacy, Learning and Behavior Disorders in Children, and Teaching Reading and Writing to Children with Learning and Behavioral Disorders. She has also taught Research Methodology and Practicum courses here.