- EDUCATION: Hunter College of SUNY, B.A. and M.A., Columbia University, Ed.D.
- INTERNSHIP/FELLOWSHIP: School districts throughout Westchester County, NY and the Burk Rehabilitation Center in White Plains, NY
- CREDENTIALS: Doctorate in Audiology specializing in neuropsychology of auditory processing, Certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHS) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
- TREATMENT POPULATIONS: Children, Adolescents and Adults
- SERVICES PROVIDED: Assessment of Auditory Processing Disorders (APD also known as CAPD) Language Processing Disorders
- MEMBERSHIP: Fellow of the American Academy of Audiology
- LICENSURE: Commonwealth of Virginia
Dr. Jay R. Lucker is an associate with Ashburn Psychological Services specializing in the assessment of and consultations regarding auditory processing disorders and language processing problems. Dr. Lucker (who goes by Dr. J) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Howard University and a Visiting/Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at the University of the District of Columbia both in Washington, DC.
Dr. J is an internationally known specialist in APD who has presented many professional and parent based talks and seminars on various topics related to APD. He is a widely renown published researcher with publications in fields such as autism, special education, educational psychology, communication sciences, and auditory processing journals. His research is on-going in various aspects of auditory processing. He is co-author of a book on auditory processing “Don’t You Get It? Living with Auditory Learning Disabilities.”
Dr. J conducts assessment to identify how children, adolescents, and adults process and use auditory-verbal information. Outcomes from his assessments can lead to appropriate planning for schools (IEPs and 504 Plans), as well as for other professionals who provide the actual therapeutic interventions to help people deal successfully with their APD problems. He will integrate information from cognitive, educational, speech-language, occupational therapy, and other assessments in order to view the whole person and how that person is able to process what he or she hears.
Dr. J is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), and many state professional associations including the Speech-Language-Hearing Association of Virginia (SHAV). He has been an invited speaker at local, national, and international conferences including conferences from ASHA, AAA, SHAV, other state professional associations, the American Psychological Association (APA), the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and organizations such as those specializing in helping people with autism, chromosomal differences, etc.