Merrily Brome, MA, ABSNP, is a nationally certified school neuropsychologist, who continues to maintain certification in both elementary and special education.She has worked in the education profession for 43 years, with experience at the pre-school through high school high school level.Merrily has a bachelor’s degree from Duquesne University in elementary and special education.She spent the first part of her career as a special educator in a middle school.Her graduate degree from Towson State University (MD) is in School Psychology, which she has practiced for 30 years.In that capacity, she has worked in numerous school settings, from preschool through high school.While serving on a preschool special education assessment team for several years, she pursued additional training in order to refine her skills in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders.In addition to further graduate work at both Loyola University (Md.) and Johns Hopkins University, she has completed a year-long post graduate certification program offered by the American Board of School Neuropsychology.A particular area of professional interest is the impact of childhood trauma on neurodevelopment, behavior, and learning.Merrily has served as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri where she developed and instructed several units for graduate level coursework on “Learning and the Brain.”She also has presented the annual Conference on Advancing School Mental Health, which is sponsored by the Center for School Mental Health (CSMH).
Financial: Merrily Brome has an employment relationship with Prince George’s County Public Schools. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Merrily Brome has no nonfinancial relationship to disclose.