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 collection and interpretation (data collection only is available for Industry and consortium studies)
  • Writing the neuropsych-related portions of posters and manuscripts

This Core participates in the CHLA Core Pilot Program. To learn more click here.

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 @ 200.00 per hour or %FTE (.10 FTE minimum of Dr. O’Neil for overall Core services/time).

How to cite the Core in publications:

The authors wish to acknowledge the support of the Neuropsychology Core at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles.