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Neuropsychologists specialize in the evaluation of emotional, cognitive (e.g., attention, planning, organizing, memory and learning) and behavioral effects of conditions that affect the brain and nervous system. At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, neuropsychologists evaluate children, teens and adults who have brain injuries, epilepsy and seizures, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, and other complex conditions.
Our neuropsychologists collaborate with other Gillette specialists to provide comprehensive care for referred pediatric patients. In addition, through Gillette Lifetime Specialty Healthcare, our neuropsychologists evaluate patients whose needs continue into adulthood. Our neuropsychology services are primarily available to patients already receiving inpatient or outpatient multidisciplinary medical care at Gillette.
Why Choose Gillette?
- Our neuropsychologists understand the unique needs of children, teens and adults who have disabilities and complex injuries.
- Gillette is the Twin Cities’ only nationally ranked Best Children’s Hospital in pediatric neurology and neurosurgery.
- Our experts collaborate to provide comprehensive treatment plans.
- We believe that people who have disabilities deserve a lifetime of excellent health care—from birth through adulthood.
Our Neuropsychology Team
Our neuropsychology team is comprised of experts who’ve chosen to specialize in the unique needs of children, teens and adults who have complex medical conditions and injuries that affect emotional, cognitive and behavioral health. All of our experts have advanced training in brain-behavior relationships.
To search for additional providers, visit Our Care Team.
Conditions We Evaluate
Our neuropsychology team evaluates children, teens and adults who are experiencing cognitive difficulties, or mood and behavioral regulation challenges, associated with complex medical conditions and injuries.
Some of the conditions most often associated with evaluation needs include:
- Attention and memory problems related to neurological conditions and injuries
- Behavioral issues related to complex conditions and injuries
- Brain injury and related neurotrauma, including concussion
- Cerebral palsy
- Epilepsy and seizures
- Muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular conditions
- Spina bifida
For more information about the complex conditions we treat at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.
Evaluations We Offer
As leaders in caring for children, teens and adults who have complex neurological conditions, our neuropsychologists are committed to using the latest evaluation techniques and treatments.
Although each patient follows a unique care path, our neuropsychologists typically perform an initial evaluation to provide baseline information. That information can help identify problems and allow for tracking as skills and behaviors change. Evaluations might include testing and gathering information from family members, caregivers, other health-care providers and teachers.
After an evaluation, our experts will recommend appropriate home, school and community interventions. We might recommend that patients undergo additional assessments, see other Gillette specialists, or receive referrals to community providers.
For more information about the tests and treatments we offer at Gillette, search Conditions and Care.
Patients with complex conditions often have many needs in addition to neuropsychological care. That’s why Gillette brings together the services our patients need in way that’s both comprehensive and convenient.
Our neuropsychologists often work with providers in the following areas:
- Neurodevelopmental pediatrics
- Pediatrics and general medicine
- Rehabilitation medicine
- Rehabilitation therapies
- Sleep medicine
For more information about Gillette's comprehensive services, search Conditions and Care.
Locations of Service
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