Neuropsychology Department

Department of Neuropsychology: Teacher Ratings of Student Behavior

This webpage is the entry point for teachers to provide behavioral ratings of students being seen for assessment in the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. The link below will take you to a secure website where you can provide us with information about a student’s learning and behavior in school. Teacher reports of learning and behavior are essential components of our assessment process, and we appreciate your willingness to take time out of your busy schedule to provide us with this information.

Department of Neuropsychology: Background Information for Your Child's Evaluation

Hello! If you have found this webpage, your child is probably already scheduled to be seen in the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. If you are not sure if your child has been scheduled for an appointment, please call 443-923-4400.

7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum - The 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship

Apr 1 2013 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Outpatient Clinical Building
Kennedy Krieger Institute
801 North Broadway, Room 202
Baltimore, MD

About The Event:

Kennedy Krieger Institute is proud to present the 2013 Lynn Speedie Lectureship in conjunction with the 7th Annual Neuropsychology Research Forum. Dr. Maureen Dennis, PhD will present the keynote address for the forum followed by a poster session.

Keynote Address: “Plasticity, Homeostasis and Age in Childhood Brain Disorders”

3:30pm - Keynote Address

Research Discussion with ADHD Expert Dr. Stewart Mostofsky

July 2, 2012
Topic: Study finds brain neurotransmitter may be key in ADHD

Dr. Stewart MostofskyChildren diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have significantly lower concentrations of the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain compared with typically developing children.

Is it ADHD or Typical Toddler Behavior? Ten Early Signs of ADHD Risk in Preschool Age Children

June 28, 2012
Kennedy Krieger Expert Advises Parents on What to Look for During Early Childhood

Young children often have problems paying attention or concentrating, but when are these problems serious enough for parents and teachers to be concerned? According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 11 school-aged children are diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but research suggests that the warning signs often appear even before the demands of school begin. As many as 40 percent of children have significant problems with attention by age four, and ADHD is now the most common mental health disorder diagnosed in the preschool years.

CHADD Regional Education Conference on ADHD

May 19 2012 (All day)

About the Event:

Representatives from the Center for Learning and Development and Department of Neuropsychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute will be attending the Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) Regional Education Conference on ADHD in Baltimore on Saturday, May 19, 2012.

Making the Grade

Courtney
McGrath
Kennedy Krieger Clinic Evaluates College-Aged Students with Learning Disorders

As soon as Joshua Fine reached pre-school, his mother Kathleen noticed that he learned differently from his older brother. As he picked up his ABCs and began trying to piece words together, Josh often reversed the order of his letters. This tendency continued as Josh began elementary school, but never reached a crisis point. Although Josh frequently refused to read, his grades stayed adequate. But Kathleen harbored nagging suspicions that her son wasn't reaching his full academic potential.

Neuropsychology Department

Director:

E. Mark Mahone, PhD, ABPP

Administrative Contact:

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

Thomas H. Ley, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas Ley
Thomas Ley
Psychologist, Department of Neuropsychology

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205
Phone: (443) 923-4442
Email: ley@kennedykgieger.org

Dr. Thomas Ley is a psychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also a part-time instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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