Gerard A Gioia
Affiliation: Children's National Medical Center
- Executive Function in the Real World: BRIEF lessons from Mark YlvisakerGerard A Gioia
Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children s National Medical Center and School of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington 20850, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 25:433-9. 2010..As we take what we learned from Mark Ylvisaker, it becomes increasingly apparent that our assessment and intervention methods, especially as related to the executive functions, demand an everyday, real-world context...
- Confirmatory factor analysis of the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) in a clinical sampleGerard A Gioia
Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20016, USA
Child Neuropsychol 8:249-57. 2002..The findings support a fractionated, multi-component view of executive function as measured by the BRIEF...
- Ecological assessment of executive function in traumatic brain injuryGerard A Gioia
Pediatric Neuropsychology Program, Children s National Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, George Washington University School of Medicine, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Dev Neuropsychol 25:135-58. 2004..e., test-based) deficits on the child's everyday adaptive functioning, which can assist the definition of targets for intervention...
- Which symptom assessments and approaches are uniquely appropriate for paediatric concussion?G A Gioia
Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, USA
Br J Sports Med 43:i13-22. 2009..To (a) identify post-concussion symptom scales appropriate for children and adolescents in sports; (b) review evidence for reliability and validity; and (c) recommend future directions for scale development...
- Profiles of everyday executive function in acquired and developmental disordersGerard A Gioia
Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Child Neuropsychol 8:121-37. 2002..While the BRIEF captures executive profiles characteristic of specific disorders in the clinical setting, it is not diagnostic in its own right and is best used within the context of a broad based evaluation...
- Assessment of processing speed in children with mild TBI: a "first look" at the validity of pediatric ImPACTJulie B Newman
Children s National Medical Center, Rockville, MD, USA
Clin Neuropsychol 27:779-93. 2013..The current study sought to validate the use of this new measure by comparing it to traditional paper and pencil measures of processing speed...
- The Relation Between Testing Environment and Baseline Performance in Child and Adolescent Concussion AssessmentChristopher G Vaughan
Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children s National Health System and George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Sports Med 42:1716-23. 2014..Accurate baseline assessment is imperative when such data are used to make clinical decisions regarding cognitive and symptom recovery after concussion...
- School and the concussed youth: recommendations for concussion education and managementMaegan D Sady
Safe Concussion Outcome, Recovery and Education Program, Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children s National Medical Center, 15245 Shady Grove Road, Suite 350, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am 22:701-19, ix. 2011..This article provides a foundation for postinjury management of cognitive activity, particularly in the school setting, including design and implementation of schoolwide concussion education and management programs...
- Lovastatin as treatment for neurocognitive deficits in neurofibromatosis type 1: phase I studyMaria T Acosta
Department of Neurology, Jennifer and Daniel Gilbert Neurofibromatosis Institute, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, D C 20010, USA
Pediatr Neurol 45:241-5. 2011..The safety and preliminary cognitive results support the need for a larger phase II trial in this population...
- Academic effects of concussion in children and adolescentsDanielle M Ransom
Children s National Health System, Washington, District of Columbia The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, District of Columbia and
Pediatrics 135:1043-50. 2015..The aim of this work is to study the nature and extent of the adverse academic effects faced by students recovering from concussion...
- Psychometric characteristics of the postconcussion symptom inventory in children and adolescentsMaegan D Sady
Division of Pediatric Neuropsychology, Children s National Health System, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 29:348-63. 2014..With strong psychometric characteristics, the four versions of the PCSI capture important postconcussion symptoms and can be utilized to track recovery from pediatric concussion and guide treatment recommendations. ..
- Improving identification and diagnosis of mild traumatic brain injury with evidence: psychometric support for the acute concussion evaluationGerard A Gioia
Children s National Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
J Head Trauma Rehabil 23:230-42. 2008..This article presents evidence of appropriate psychometric properties for the Acute Concussion Evaluation (ACE), a new structured clinical interview...
- Neurofibromatosis type 1: new insights into neurocognitive issuesMaria T Acosta
Department of Neurology, Children s National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 6:136-43. 2006..This review focuses on these advances, as well as recent preclinical studies that point towards potential pharmacologic interventions for NF1 patients...
- Everyday executive function in standard-risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivorsKarin S Walsh
a Children s National Medical Center and The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Child Neuropsychol 21:78-89. 2015..This has implications for how we monitor neurocognitive development and functioning of SR-ALL survivors, and highlights opportunities for cognitive interventions. ..
- Executive function in preschool children: examination through everyday behaviorPeter K Isquith
Department of Psychiatry, Darmouth Hitchcock Medical School, One Medical Center Dr, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
Dev Neuropsychol 26:403-22. 2004..Such rating-scale methodology may be a useful complementary tool by which to reliably assess executive functions in preschool children via everyday behaviors in the natural environment...
- Assessment of executive function in preschool-aged childrenPeter K Isquith
Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH 03756 0001, USA
Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 11:209-15. 2005....