Michael Assel, Ph.D., evaluates children with a range of developmental differences and is co-investigator of several studies funded by the Texas Education Agency and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Assel specializes in learning disabilities, children’s behavior, child development, adolescent issues and behavior, pervasive developmental disorders, language delays, attention deficit disorder and the effects of early maternal interaction behaviors. Assel is also available to discuss how to talk with children about approaching storms.
Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist who works with children and families to address the learning, emotional and behavioral problems that are common during childhood and adolescence. She evaluates conditions that have a neurological component, including ADHD, learning disabilities, dysgraphia, complications of prematurity, seizure disorders, brain injury and other medical conditions. Dr. Ewing-Cobbs examines children’s reasoning, attention, and learning, as well as psychological concerns that often co-occur with neurodevelopmental problems.
Pauline A. Filipek, M.D., specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, including the earliest identification of warning signs for autism and related disorders in very young infants (even before the first birthday), initiating the earliest intensive interventions and education for all disciplines on these topics.
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Cathy Guttentag, Ph.D., evaluates children with various learning and behavioral disorders, including autism spectrum and related disorders. She has experience providing assessment and therapeutic services to children with a variety of issues. She has particular expertise in testing very young children and in working collaboratively with parents to determine the most appropriate intervention plans and approaches to emotional and behavioral issues.
Anson Koshy, M.D., M.B.E., is a board-certified developmental and behavioral pediatrician. He performs diagnostic evaluations and provides ongoing medical management for children who are at risk for developmental, behavioral and learning differences from infancy through the college years.
Katherine Loveland, Ph.D., specializes in autism spectrum disorders, neuropsychology and neurobiology of developmentally disordered populations, development of social, communicative and emotional behavior in humans and neurodevelopmental and cognitive aspects of psychopathology.
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Deborah Pearson, Ph.D., specializes in the evaluation of children and adolescents having a variety of developmental and behavioral problems, including Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). As an internationally, recognized researcher in the area of developmental psychopathology, Pearson has studied a variety of cognitive and behavioral problems in children and adolescents with ADHD, autism, HIV infection and serious behavioral problems (e.g., Conduct Disorder).
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