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Lauren K. Ayr-Volta, Ph.D.

Psychologist, Neuropsychologist
Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group
Education

Education
BS, Providence College, 2000
MA, The Ohio State University, 2004
PhD, The Ohio State University, 2007

Residency
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 2006-2007

Fellowship
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Neuropsychology, 2007-2009

Faculty Appointment

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Clinical Expertise
  • Neuropsychological assessment of children with complex medical conditions
  • Psychological adjustment to life-threatening and/or chronic medical diagnoses
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
Selected Publications
  • Ullrich, N., Ayr, L.K., Leaffer, E, Irons, M.B., Rey-Casserly, C. (2009) Assessment of spatial learning in children and adolescents with neurofibromatosis type 1. Journal of Child Neurology.

  • Ayr, L.K., Yeates, K.O., Taylor, H.G., & Browne, M. (2009). Dimensions of postconcussive symptoms in children with mild traumatic brain injuries. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 15, 19-30.

  • Ayr, L. K., Yeates, K.O. & Enrile, B. G. (2005). Arithmetic skills and their cognitive correlates in children with acquired and congenital brain disorder. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11, 249-262.

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