Neuropsychology Department

Director:

E. Mark Mahone, PhD, ABPP

Administrative Contact:

Department Number:
Phone: (443) 923-4442
For Appointments: (443) 923-9400

Staffing (Licensure):

All Department of Neuropsychology psychologists are licensed by the Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists. All psychology associates work under the supervision of a licensed psychologist in accord with state regulations. School psychologists may be either licensed psychologists or certified school psychologists (certified by the Maryland State Department of Education). Licensed professional counselors are licensed by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists.

Goal:

Inpatient Neuropsychology Service:

  • To offer comprehensive assessment and cognitive rehabilitation services to all children admitted to Kennedy Krieger Institute's Brain Injury treatment program
  • To provide consultative services to care for children with a range of developmental, attention, learning, cognitive, emotional and behavioral concerns

Department of Neuropsychology's Outpatient Program:

  • To offer comprehensive assessment services to care for children with a range of developmental, attention, learning, cognitive, emotional and behavioral concerns

Inpatient Programs:

The Neuropsychology Service serves individuals from infancy through young adulthood. All services are applied using professional expertise to understand the relationship between the individual child's neurological condition, development and functioning, with an emphasis on fostering understanding and providing recommendations to families, schools and other professionals in order to maximize each child's potential.

Outpatient Programs:

The Outpatient Neuropsychology Service serves individuals from infancy through young adulthood, offering comprehensive services through a Diagnostic Intake Clinic and specialty clinics focused on developmental psychological and neuropsychological assessment. All department services apply professional expertise to the understanding of development and functioning, with an emphasis on fostering understanding and providing recommendations to families, schools and other professionals in order to maximize each child's potential.

Assessments typically include a clinical interview with the caregiver(s), observation of the child and formal psychological testing. Formal testing may include measures of the following: intellectual functioning, adaptive skills, attention/executive functions, language and language-related processes, academic/pre-academic achievement, nonverbal/visual processing, learning and memory, motor skills, personality and emotional functioning.

Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessments

The Department of Neuropsychology offers neuropsychological and psychological assessment for individuals from birth to age 30 with a range of medical, neurological, developmental, learning, and behavioral concerns.

Professional Training:

The Department of Neuropsychology offers training at many levels, including the following:

The Pediatric Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Residency program is a participating member of APPCN. Training takes place under the supervision of the Director of Training, Beth Slomine, PhD, ABPP.

Research:

For a list of current research projects in which the Department of Neuropsychology is involved, please visit the "Professional Training" section of this site, or go to the "Research" section under Learning and Other Cognitive Disorders.