We bring you another Neuropsych Bite with Joel Kamper, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, to discuss Balint’s syndrome, a rare neurological condition characterized by optic ataxia, oculomotor apraxia, and simultanagnosia due to parietal-occipital lesions. This is the third episode in a series of rare neurological disorders. For Joel’s bio, click here.
A pdf of the transcript for this episode is available here.
- Overview of Balint’s syndrome
- Clinical presentation of the syndrome
- Neuroanatomy and common etiologies of this rare disorder
- Distinguishing between syndrome and etiology
- The role of a neuropsychologist in a Balint’s syndrome case study