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Pediatric Neurobehavioral Health

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Overview

With a special focus on brain function and child development, we assess your child’s cognitive, emotional and behavioral functioning and determine the best treatment to help improve his quality of life.

We have one focus: kids.

If your child has a known or suspected neurologic disorder - such as epilepsy, head injury, neuromuscular disorder or chronic medical illness - we're here to help. We have a team of pediatric psychologists and neuropsychologists who work with other pediatric specialists as needed to treat all aspects of a child’s condition.

Our evaluations may include:

  • Neuropsychological evaluation that assesses the relationship among how your child thinks, learns, remembers, pays attention, and feels to make recommendations for school, home, and other settings
  • Psychoeducational assessment that includes academic achievement assessment as part of a multi- disciplinary team for school success
  • Psychological assessment – understand your child’s level of emotional distress related to a known or suspected neurologic disorder

We use these evaluations to determine the best recommendations, treatments and non-medical interventions, such as habit-reversal training for tics, behavioral treatment for feeding issues, and cognitive behavioral therapies for headaches or emotional adjustment to neurologic issues such as epilepsy. 

 

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Neurobehavioral Health

330-543-8050

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Neurobehavioral Health
Akron Children's Hospital
Considine Professional Building
215 W. Bowery St.
Suite 4400
Level 4
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-8054
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Lisa Stanford
Lisa D. Stanford, PhD, ABPP

Director, Division of Neurobehavioral Health; Neuropsychology Clinical Training Program; Pediatric Neuropsychologist

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Physicians/Providers:

Rebecca Lieb, PhD, ABBP

Director, Autism Diagnostic Clinic; Clinical Psychologist

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Katrina Lindsay, PhD, NCSP

Director: School Success Clinic and Tic and Tourette Service; Pediatric Psychologist; Nationally Certified School Psychologist

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Erica Montague Krapf, PhD

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Dalin Pulsipher, PhD, ABPP

Pediatric Neuropsychologist

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Nicole Swain, PsyD, ABPP

Pediatric Psychologist

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Chelsea Weyand, PsyD, ABPP

Director, Pediatric Psychology Fellowship Program; Pediatric Psychologist

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Shana Wilson Schuler, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist

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Kristine Woods, PsyD, BCB

Pediatric Psychologist

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Other Providers:

Morgan Bishop, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech and Language Pathologist