91| Neuropsych Bite: Clinical Case 7 (Pediatric, Autism) – A Conversation With Dr. Kira Armstrong

In Clinical Case 7, Dr. Kira Armstrong presents a neuropsychological evaluation of a 13-year-old girl with a variety of mental health symptoms.  The conversation focuses heavily on autism spectrum disorder.

A pdf of the transcript for this episode is available here.

About Kira

Kira Armstrong, PhD, ABPP-CN, is a pediatric neuropsychologist who was a co-creator and co-administrator of the BRAIN (“Be Ready for Board Certification in Neuropsychology”) resource.  She was lead author of the book Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology: A Guide to Becoming ABPP/ABCN Without Sacrificing Your Sanity (see link below).  Dr. Armstrong was a pioneer in developing ABPP’s first subspecialty, pediatric neuropsychology.  She has served as an ABCN oral examiner and a work sample reviewer.  Additionally, Dr. Armstrong served on the AACN board of directors from 2008-2013 and on the AACN Foundation board from 2009-2013.  Dr. Armstrong currently works in private practice focusing on children with acquired and developmental disorders.


The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)

The Autism Resources Network

Duvall, S., Armstrong, K., Shahabuddin, A., Grantz, C., Fein, D., & Lord, C. (2021). A road map for identifying autism spectrum disorder: recognizing and evaluating characteristics that should raise red or “pink” flags to guide accurate differential diagnosis. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 1-36.