Pediatric Neuropsychology

Pediatric neuropsychologists plan an important role in the rehabilitation setting. They work closely with the care team, patients and families to help them:

  • Understand the patient's learning and behavioral challenges
  • Monitor neurodevelopmental progress
  • Alter the treatment plan according to changes in neurocognitive functioning
  • Coordinate school re-entry services

At the Good Shepherd inpatient pediatric unit, doctoral-level, liscensed neuropsychologists conduct inpatient and outpatient neuropscyhological evaluations of children and adolescents who have experienced:

  • Traumatic brain injury, including concussions
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke
  • Hematology/oncology disorders (brain tumors, leukemia, neurofibromatosis, sickle cell disease)
  • Complex medical conditions that can lead to learning challenges
  • ADHD
  • Learning disabilities
  • Autism spectrum conditions

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If you have questions about pediatric neuropsychological services at Good Shepherd, call 610-776-3214  or contact us.