Neurological, Medical, Genetic and Developmental disorders are caused by or result in difficulties with the brain and nervous system. Children who are affected can have trouble with things such as learning, memory, speaking, hearing, and mood.

Although there are similarities amongst children with certain disorders and medical conditions each child is an individual and so pediatric neuropsychologists are careful to determine your child’s unique characteristics and background in order to understand his or her profile and provide the most appropriate recommendations.

The specialists at the Psychology Assessment Center have experience working with children with a variety of these disorders including the following:


Neurological/Medical disorders:

  • Epilepsy
  • Hematologic/Oncologic diagnoses (including Brain tumor; Leukemia)
  • Leukodystrophies
  • Movement disorders (including Multiple Sclerosis)
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Tourette’s syndrome

Developmental disorders:

  • Autism Spectrum disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Language disorders
  • Learning disabilities
  • Intellectual impairment
  • Prenatal substance exposure
  • Developmental difficulties that may be associated with factors such as Adoption; Malnutrition; Prematurity / Low Birthweight; Trauma

Psychiatric disorders:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant disorder/Conduct disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Substance use disorder

Genetic disorders:

  • Angelman’s Syndrome
  • Chromosome Anomaly
  • Down Syndrome
  • Fragile X
  • Maple Syrup Urine Disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Phenylketonuria
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Turner’s Syndrome
  • William’s Syndrome






















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