Presented by Priscilla Morrison, Psy.D.
For children and adolescents, including those with Tourette Syndrome, many parents and educators may inadvertently miss academic difficulties. It is easy to focus on overt behaviors and often challenging to identify when a child may meet criteria for a learning disorder or the level of severity of the disorder. Learn how to distinguish between different disorders and recognize the signs and symptoms.
Join this important discussion on understanding learning disorders in children and adolescents. Find out how to manage and what resources are available.
Priscilla Morrison, Psy.D., is a pediatric neuropsychologist at the Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents, and young adults who experience a variety of cognitive, behavioral, and social-emotional challenges. Dr. Morrison has particular expertise in assessing and diagnosing concerns related to attention problems, learning difficulties, and autism. She provides a range of testing services to help parents and educators understand the strengths and weaknesses of each child. Dr. Morrison works collaboratively with families, educators, school staff, therapists, and other professionals to facilitate positive development for each child. She embraces the challenge of gathering information from a variety of sources and piecing them together like a puzzle to create a picture of how each individual learns. Dr. Morrison has extensive training and experience working in a range of settings, including outpatient programs, inpatient hospitals, and the school system. The breadth of Dr. Morrison’s work in these settings enables her to effectively evaluate and advocate for youth from diverse backgrounds, with a range of medical and learning concerns.