Pediatric Neuropsychology

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Pediatric Neuropsychological evaluations can help parents or guardians of children and adolescents with various neurological , academic, behavioral, or psychiatric conditions affecting school performance or in-home behavior, and  learn more about their child’s neurocognitive strengths and weaknesses. Neuropsychological evaluations can also help parents learn how their child’s cognitive profile and behavioral and emotional symptoms may contribute to problems encountered in an academic and/or social environment and what interventions should follow based on the results of the evaluation. Children and adolescents presenting with the following challenges may benefit from such an evaluation:

• difficulty reading, writing, spelling, or math
• difficulty learning and remembering information
.• difficulty with communication
• unable to concentrate or pay attention

•difficulty completing homework or tasks
•. trouble getting along with family, friends, or teachers
• abnormal or anti-social behaviors

* Learning disabilities (LD)
* Dyslexia
* Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD),
* Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
* Asperger’s disorder
* Epilepsy
* Concussion
* Head injury
* Stroke
* Multiple sclerosis
* Brain tumors
* Genetic disorders
* Chronic Medical Conditions
* Cerebral Palsy
* Spina Bifida
* Tourette’s Disorder or Tic Disorders
* Intellectual or developmental Disabilities

* Behavioral and emotional disorders

Dr. Daniel’s evaluation can assist physicians,  other healthcare professionals, parents,  teachers, or special education advocates, attorneys  with the diagnosis and treatment of children with developmental and neurological disorders. She also works closely with families, teachers and other important team members to design and carry out treatment recommendations.

Please call or email us for more information or to schedule an appointment in our San Juan Capistrano office. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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