Fern Leventhal, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Dr. Leventhal is presently a clinical neuropsychologist at NY State Psychiatric Institute where she administers assessments to adults, adolescents, and children as well as trains psychology interns and externs, medical students and psychiatric residents. She also maintains a private practice in Westchester County, specializing in pediatric evaluation. Although Dr. Leventhal's research interests have focused on the issue of nonverbal learning disabilities, she has written on a variety of topics including autistic spectrum disorders and ADHD.
Nass Ruth and Leventhal Fern: 100 Questions & Answers About Your Child's Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: From Preschool through College, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Sudbury, MA, 2010
Nass Ruth and Leventhal Fern: The Autistic Spectrum disorders: Disorders of Comminication, Sociability, and Range of Interests and Behaviors in Rizzo, M and Eslinger, PJ Principles and Practice of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology, W.B Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA
Solodow W, Sandy S, Leventhal F, Beszylko S, Shepherd MJ, Cohen J, Goldman S, Perry R, Chang J & Nass R : Frequency and diagnostic criteria for nonverbal learning disabilities in a general learning disability school cohort. Thalamus - The Journal of The International Academy for Research on Learning Disabilities 2006;24 (1): 17-33
Nass R, Boyce L, Maxfield C, Salsberg D, Levine B, Leventhal F, LeBrun D, Sarno M, and Allen J : Thalamic aphasia in childhood. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology 2000;42 (9): 580-590