Neuropsychology Core

About Us

Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships. Neuropsychologists apply principles of assessment and intervention based upon the scientific study of human behavior as it relates to normal and abnormal functioning of the central nervous system. 


  • Collaboration on study design and grant proposals
  • Determining the neurodevelopmental or neuropsychological assessment battery to address research questions
  • Data interpretation
  • Writing the neuropsych-related portions of posters and manuscripts
  • Data collection (please see table below)

 Age of Research Participants: 3 months to 60 years

Neurodevelopmental Evaluations: Assessing Cognition, Receptive and Expressive Language, Fine and Gross Motor Skills, Social Skills and Adaptive Functioning.

Autism Spectrum Evaluations: Structured parent interview (ADI-R), Child evaluation (ADOS-2)

Neuropsychological Evaluations: Assessing Attention, Working Memory, Processing Speed, Language, Fine and Gross Motor Skills, Visuo-constructional Skills, Verbal and Nonverbal Learning and Memory, Executive Functions, Intellectual Functioning, and Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Adaptive functioning.


  • Fee Structure
  • Core Acknowledgment in Publications

Fee for Service @175.00 per hour or %FTE of Dr. O’Neil’s time (.10 minimum)

How to cite the Core in publications:

The authors thank Sharon O’Neil, PhD, and the Neuropsychology Core at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles for expert assistance with technical assessment.