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As a part of our mission to promote understanding of brain-behavior relationships, MNS offers a Speakers Bureau.  We connect community and professional organizations to neuropsychologists who can speak on topics of interest to your group.  Our speakers can address a wide range of audiences including parent groups, school organizations, community service organizations, support groups, and legal, medical, education, and mental health professionals.

Please note: If you have a Neuropsychology topic in mind that is not listed here, please contact us and we will try to locate a speaker for you.  The topics are organized in a way that reflects talks available at this time. Others might conceptualize Neuropsychology topics in different ways.

Disclaimer: The Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society (MNS) Speakers Bureau provides an information and referral service to groups seeking speakers on Neuropsychology topics.  The talks reflect the speakers’ own training and perspective and MNS is not responsible for the content of the presentations. Talks are presented for general informational and educational purposes only, and do not constitute professional advice on individual medical, legal, technical, or therapeutic treatment or evaluation matters.

Please complete the following to request a presentation. Select topics of interest and complete the form below the list of topics.

Learning and Learning Disorders Across the Lifespan

ADHD. Dr. Wayne Klein
ADHD and Anxiety Disorders. Dr. Kira Armstrong
ADHD: Diagnosis and Treatment. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services
Asperger’s Syndrome, Learning Disabilities, and ADHD in Adulthood. Dr. Joseph Moldover
Autism: Diagnosis and Treatment. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Autism Spectrum Disorders Including Asperger's Syndrome. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
A Parent’s Guide to the Neuroscience of Earning A's: What Breakthroughs in Neuroscience Can Tell Us about Making Learning Easier. Dr. Karen Postal
A Teacher's Guide to the Neuroscience of Earning A's: What Breakthroughs in Neuroscience Can Tell Us about Making Learning Easier. Dr. Karen Postal
Comorbidities and Differential Diagnosis of ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, and Giftedness. Dr. Kira Armstrong
Demystifying, Understanding, and Appreciating Dyslexia and ADHD: A Talk for Young Students. Dr. Kira Armstrong
Dyslexia. Dr. Kira Armstrong
Dyslexia: Diagnosis and Treatment. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Emotional Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence: Seeing the Whole Picture. Dr. Joseph Moldover
Encouraging and Accommodating Your Gifted Child. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Executive Functioning and Executive Functioning Disorders. Dr. Joseph Moldover
Executive Functioning and its Impact on Learning. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
Language-Based Learning Disabilities & Dyslexia. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
Learning Disabilities and Attention Disorders at Home and at School. Dr. Joseph Moldover
Nonverbal Learning Disability: Diagnosis and Treatment. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Nonverbal Learning Disability, Asperger’s Syndrome, and High Functioning Autism: Why the Confusion? Dr. Joseph Moldover
Off to College: The Transition to Higher Education for Students with Learning and Developmental Challenges. Dr. Joseph Moldover
Practical Tips for Supporting Your Child’s Executive Functioning Skills. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
Putting it all Together: How Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment Results Go Hand-in-Hand to Get to the Root of the Problem and Find the Right Solutions. Dr. Elena Balzac
Self-regulation. Dr. Wayne Klein
Shining a Light on the Confusing Interplay between ADHD, Anxiety, and Reading. Dr. Kira Armstrong
Temperament, Proverbs, and Parenting Style. Dr. Wayne Klein
The Impact of Anxiety & Depression on Learning & Attention. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
Understanding Learning Disabilities across Childhood. Dr. Joseph Moldover
What are Executive Functions and Why are they so Critical for Success in School? Dr. Elena Balzac
What's the Problem: Is it Emotional or is it LD/ADHD -- How Neuropsychological Evaluation can Assist in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Children. Dr. Claudia Rutherford (this talk is available in western MA)
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Topic areas available in Spanish

In Spanish: ADHD in School. Dr. Bertha-Elena Rojas
In Spanish: Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities. Dr. Bertha-Elena Rojas
n Spanish: English Language Learners and Learning in School. Dr. Bertha-Elena Rojas
In Spanish: Executive Functioning Impact on Learning and School Performance. Dr. Bertha-Elena Rojas
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Aging and the Brain

Age-Related Memory Loss versus Dementia. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services
Caring and Coping: Living with Dementia in a Family Member. Dr. Maureen O’Connor
Cognitive Changes Expected in Normal Aging. Dr. Malissa Kraft
Compensatory Strategies for Older Adults with Memory/Cognitive Difficulties. Dr. Malissa Kraft
Dementia. Dr. Malissa Kraft
Flex Your Memory Muscles -- Ways to Strengthen Memory as We Age. Dr. Albert Wallace Deckel
Maintaining Cognitive Health throughout Adulthood. Dr. Malissa Kraft
Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Diseases of Memory. Dr. Albert Wallace Deckel
Understanding Memory and Memory Loss. Dr. Albert Wallace Deckel
Where Did I Put Those #$@! Keys? Telling the Difference between Early Dementia and Normal Aging. Dr. Karen Postal
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Acquired Brain Disorders

Attention and Memory Training in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Yelena Bogdanova
Cognitive Rehabilitation in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Dr. Yelena Bogdanova
Executive Function Rehabilitation. Dr. Yelena Bogdanova
Parkinson’s Disease: Cognition and Neuropsychiatric Symptoms. Dr. Yelena Bogdanova
Sports Concussion. Dr. Sandra Shaheen
Through the Looking Glass: The Mirror Sign, Reduplicative Paramnesia, and Capgras Syndrome in Elderly Adults. Dr. Karen Postal
Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Comorbidity. Dr. Yelena Bogdanova
Traumatic Brain Injury and Seizure Disorders. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
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Neuropsychological Evaluations: Why, What, When, Where, How?

How Will This Help? -- Knowing When to Seek Neuropsychological Evaluation
How it Differs from CORE Assessments in School
and How it Can Help Your Child. Dr. Elena Balzac
Purpose, Process, and Goals of Pediatric Neuropsychology. Dr. Kira Armstrong
Signs and Symptoms: When to Ask Your Doctor if a Neuropsychological Evaluation is Appropriate. Neuropsychologist from Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
The Consumer's Guide to Neuropsychological Evaluations. Neuropsychologist from Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc./Integrated Behavioral Associates
Understanding Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing. Dr. Joseph Moldover
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Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology: A Guide to Becoming ABPP/ABCN Certified without Sacrificing your Sanity (for Neuropsychology trainees and professionals). Dr. Kira Armstrong
Challenges for Families of Intercountry/High Risk Adoption. Dr. Stephanie Monaghan-Blout
Feedback that Sticks: The Art of Communicating Neuropsychological Assessment Results (for Neuropsychology trainees and professionals). Dr. Kira Armstrong and Dr. Karen Postal
Neurophilosophy. Dr. Wayne Klein
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