Dean's Neuropsychology specialists (neuropsychologists) evaluate and treat behavioral changes and cognitive functioning (attention, language, memory, etc.) and that occur in people with brain diseases, neurological disorders, or brain injury. They also assess neurodevelopmental disorders, such as learning or processing problems, behavioral disorders and pervasive developmental disorders.
Using a thorough review of medical and academic history, behavioral observations, and testing, Dean's neuropsychology team develop treatment or rehabilitation plans and goals that are tailored to the patient's specific needs. They provide care at the Dean Clinic - East and Dean Clinic - Fish Hatchery locations.
Dean's neuropsychologists assess children and adults with:
- Language difficulties related to congenital problems, neurodevelopmental conditions, chronic medical problems, neurological disorders, psychiatric illness, and acquired brain injury
- Sensory-motor/perceptual disturbance
- Intellectual deficiencies
- Attention and memory problems
Dean's neuropsychologists also provide supportive counseling for patients and their families to help deal with adjustment issues. They work closely with clinical psychiatrists, neurologists and neurosurgeons for consultation and management of each patient's condition, and to improve their quality of life.
Neuropsychology Specialties and Procedures
- Attention deficit / hyperactivity disorders (ADD / ADHD)
- Asperger's Disorder (Asperger Syndrome)
- Cerebral Palsy
- Childhood epilepsy
- Developmental neuropsychology
- Geriatric neuropsychology
- Motor or movement disorders
- Multiple sclerosis
- Neurocognitive disorders secondary to medical conditions
- Neurology / psychiatry interface
- Neuropsychology of personality disorders
- Pediatric neuropsychology
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)