Child Neuropsychiatry

Child Neuropsychology is a specialized branch of medicine that deals with neurological and psychiatric disorders in the 0-18 age group.

Main application areas of child neuropsychiatry:

Developmental neurology

  • Infantile cerebral palsy
  • Neuromuscular diseases (e.g., muscular dystrophy, SMA)
  • Developmental age headaches
  • Epilepsy
  • Head trauma
  • Childhood brain tumors
  • Delayed psychomotor development
  • Movement disorders (e.g., tics)

Developmental psychiatry

  • Intellectual disability
  • Language disorders
  • Motor coordination disorder
  • Learning Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADI-R and ADOS-2 administration)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Disruptive disorders and emotional-behavioral dysregulation
  • Mood disorders in childhood and adolescence
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Psychotic disorders of childhood and adolescence.
  • Eating disorders (developmental anorexia nervosa and bulimia)
  • Personality Disorders

The outpatient clinic in private practice also ensures possible intake by other professionals:

  • Speech therapist
  • Neuropsychomotricist
  • Developmental psychologist

OUTPATIENT SPEECH THERAPY SERVICES

  • Speech-language evaluation for language and learning disorders
  • Speech therapy treatment for language and learning disorders
  • Speech therapy treatment by PROMPT method
  • Myofunctional speech therapy
  • ARM method treatment

OUTPATIENT NEUROPSYCHOMOTOR SERVICES

  • Psychomotor assessment
  • Psychomotor treatment (with possible specific protocols for dyspraxia)
  • Bobath method treatment
  • ARM method treatment

OUTPATIENT PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

  • Psychological evaluation
  • Administration of cognitive and psychopathological tests
  • Individual and small group psychological therapy
  • Individual and small group psychotherapy
  • Couple psychotherapy
  • Parent-training
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders Treatment (Denver, ABA)
  • EMDR

Medici Responsabili

Responsabile di IRCCS San Raffaele

Strutture

Medici specialisti