Dr. Lauren Halladay conducts comprehensive evaluations of toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children with a wide range of developmental, behavioral, and emotional concerns. She particularly enjoys working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and complex medical conditions. She has experience working in schools, as well as outpatient and inpatient hospital settings. She is passionate about optimizing outcomes for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities by providing evidence-based, family-oriented care.
Dr. Halladay is committed to providing quality services that emphasize prevention and early intervention for children with or at-risk for neurodevelopmental disorders. She takes a multi-modal and strengths-based approach to service provision, and considers multiple sources of data when making diagnostic decisions. She values collaboration with individuals who know the child well, and prides herself on tailoring recommendations to the unique needs of each child. She is passionate about advocacy, fostering independence, and promoting overall wellness within the disability community.
Dr. Halladay earned her bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College. She received a master’s degree in Special Education and doctoral degree in School Psychology from the University of Oregon. While completing her doctoral training, she also received a certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) through Arizona State University. She completed her predoctoral internship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Most recently, Dr. Halladay completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Developmental Medicine Center, where she received extensive training in the administration of psychological and neuropsychological assessments.
She has received excellent training within various settings including, K-12, university, research institute, hospital, and academic medical centers. Broadly, her experience includes conducting diagnostic evaluations and providing evidence-based treatment and consultation services.
During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing with her puppy, and engaging in outdoor activities.
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