Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologists In Maryland              Return To State AAPdN Directory

 

Provider:

 

James L. Suit, Ph.D., ABPdN

Developmental Clinical

Neuropsychologist

17821 Sandcastle Court

Olney, Maryland 20832-2841

(301) 774-5345

Jlsuitphd@aol.com

 

 

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Biography:

 

2007 Fairleigh Dickinson University

- Post Doctoral Master’s Program, Clinical Psychopharmacology

1984 The Catholic University of America

- Ph.D., Counseling Psychology

1979 Antioch University 

- M.A. Developmental Clinical Psychology

Advanced Professional Credentials

       2005 American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology

       2000 American Board of Professional Neuropsychology

       2000 American College of Professional Neuropsychology

       1988 Nationally Certified School Psychologist

       1985 Licensed Psychologist, Maryland

Specialty Qualifications:

Comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation of preschool, school-aged children and adolescents with complex medical, developmental, learning and behavioral needs;

Process-oriented approach with additional predicates of (i) developmental cognitive psychology, (ii) cognitive/behavioral therapeutic orientations and (ii) response-tointervention emphasis on outcome

Interests

       Neuropsychological consequences of attention deficit hyperactivity and/or executive disorders on instructional performance, coping skills and social/emotional adjustment;

       Recovery curves associated with traumatic brain injury in children & adolescents;

       Comprehensive assessment and multidisciplinary intervention planning with Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders and NonVerbal Learning Disabilities (NVLD);

       Developmental course & “response to intervention” with specific learning disabilities, multiple handicapping conditions and other health impairments;

       Developmental course with chronic illness (sickle cell disease), medically successful treatment of systemic cancer (acute leukocytic leukemia) and brain tumor resections;

       Relationship of compensatory effort, neuropsychological efficiency and resilience of cognitive fatigue.

       Relationship between Piagetian developmental stages, curricular standards & instructional performance and cognitive/behavioral interventions