Neuropsychology Services (Pediatric)

The Pediatric Behavioral Health neuropsychology testing service conducts a comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological test series with children ages 6-18. These evaluations are designed to answer questions about the following: 
  • Learning disabilities
  • Attention issues
  • Visual-motor skills
  • Processing deficits
  • Behavior disorders
  • Emotional problems
  • Medication side effects
  • Cognitive changes associated with disease or injury


The specific neuropsychological test battery used with each child will depend on the questions and problems being addressed. The test series may include many of these measures

  • Intelligence
  • Executive functioning
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Concept formation
  • Self-regulation
  • Academic skills
  • Sequencing
  • Spatial processing
  • Impulsivity
  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Language skills
  • Social reasoning
  • Bilateral motor skills

Our Specialists

  • Bruce G. Bender
    Bruce G. Bender, PhD
  • Joy Goldberg
    Joy Goldberg, PhD

Clinical Trials

A Summertime Sleep Research Study for 12-17 year olds with Asthma (SIESTA)

We are looking for adolescents ages 12 to 17 years old who have had asthma symptoms in the past year to participate a study looking at sleep duration and asthma. Participants will be involved with this study over the summer for three weeks.

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Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 8 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to the latest clinical trials
  • 118-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders


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