Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Child: Domains, Methods, and Case Studies (2nd edition)

ISBN : 9780195300963

Ida Sue Baron
1032 Pages
178 x 254 mm
Pub date
May 2018
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This updated and expanded edition retains a practical developmental and lifespan perspective for neuropsychological case formulation. Chapters cover the current status, clinical issues, and essential domains and techniques in clinical neuropsychological practice and research, and include case vignettes that explicate brain-behavior relationships in youth from preschool-age through adolescence with medical disease or psychological disorder.


Chapter 1: Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology: Growth of a Subspecialty
Chapter 2. Reasons for Referral
Chapter 3. Brain Development, Response to Injury, and Sociodemographic Influences
Chapter 4. Clinical Practice Considerations
Chapter 5. Behavioral Assessment
Chapter 6. Communication of Results: The Interpretive Session and the Written Report
Chapter 7. Preliminary Screening Assessment and Classification Scales
Chapter 8. Intelligence Testing: General Considerations
Chapter 9. Executive Function
Chapter 10. Attention and Processing Speed
Chapter 11. Language
Chapter 12. Motor Examination
Chapter 13. Sensory-Perceptual Examination
Chapter 14. Visuoperceptual, Visuospatial, and Visuoconstructional Function
Chapter 15. Learning and Memory
Chapter 16. Validity Testing
Index of Case Reports

About the author: 

Ida Sue Baron, Ph.D., ABPP is board certified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN) as a Clinical Neuropsychologist, and Subspecialist in Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychology. Honors include past-President of ABCN, Fellow in the American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN) Distinguished Neuropsychologist of the Year (2007), International Neuropsychological Society Distinguished Career Award, (2014), and American Board of Professional Psychology Award for Service to the Specialty of Clinical Neuropsychology (2014). She is in Independent Private Practice, and Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA and Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

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