Peds Subspecialty Resources and Study Schedule

Specialty in Pediatrics

Written Exam Study Guide

 

Suggested Books:

Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention for Childhood and Adolescent DisordersRiccio, Sullivan, Cohen

Neuropsychological Evaluation of the ChildBaron

Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice Edition 1Yeates, Ris, Taylor

Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice Edition 2, Yeats, Ris, Taylor, Pennington

 

Study Topics/Schedule

Week 1

Basics in Pediatric Neuropsych (Riccio et al., Chapter 1; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 17)

 

Week 2

Evaluation (Baron Chapters 1, 2, 3; Yeates et al., Ed 1, Chapter 18, 19)

Tests and Measurement (Baron, Chapters 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. 10, 11)

Developmental Milestones

 

Week 3

ADHD (Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 14)

Executive Dysfunction

Tourette Syndrome (Riccio et al., Chapter 7)

 

Week 4

LD/NVLD (Riccio et al., Chapter 2, 3, 4; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 11, 12)

Intellectual Disability (Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 16; Review DSM-V)

 

Week 5

Speech/Language Disorders (Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 13; Review DSM-V)

Autism/Social Communication Disorder (Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 15; Review DSM-V)

Anxiety/Depression/Psychiatric Disorders Review (Review DSM-V)

 

Week 6

Seizures/Epilepsy (Riccio et al. Chapter 10; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 3)

Sickle Cell (Riccio et al., Chapter 11)

 

Week 7

Spina Bifida, Hydrocephalus (Yeates et al., Ed 1, Chapter 2; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 1)

Leukemia/Childhood Brain Tumor and Treatment Effects (Riccio et al. Chapter 9; Yeates et al., Ed 1, Chapter 13; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 4)

 

Week 8

Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion (Riccio et al. Chapter 8; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 5)

 

Week 9

Lead/Toxin Exposure (Riccio et al. Chapter 13, 14; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 9, 10)

Prematurity/Low Birth Weight (Riccio et al. Chapter 12; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 2, 8)

Week 10

Genetic Syndromes (Riccio et al. Chapter 15; Yeates et al., Ed 1, Chapter 12; Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 7)

Neurocutaneous/RAS Pathway Disorders (Riccio et al., Chapter 16)

Metabolic and Mitochondrial Disorders (Riccio et al., Chapter 17; Yeates et al., Ed 1, Chapter 8)

 

Week 11

Educational Resources/Interventions (Yeates et al., Ed 2, Chapter 18)

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Be Ready for ABPP in Neuropsychology