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Jennifer Reesman, M.A., Ph.D.

Jennifer H. Reesman, M.A., Ph.D.

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Supervising Neuropsychologist, Kennedy Krieger Institute DREAM Clinic and Neurorehabiliation Concussion Clinic

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Expertise: Hearing Loss, Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Background

Titles

  • Supervising Neuropsychologist, Kennedy Krieger Institute DREAM Clinic and Neurorehabiliation Concussion Clinic
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • B.A., Mount Mary College (Wisconsin) (2003)
  • M.A., Gallaudet University (District of Columbia) (2006)
  • Ph.D., Gallaudet University (District of Columbia) (2008)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Reesman's research involves the understanding of brain-behavior relationships in children who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or affected by hearing loss and in examination of assessment tools that are accessible to this population. She is currently developing studies to examine the accessibility of various computer-based tests as a means of assessment for children with hearing loss. Dr. Reesman is developing a project to examine interventions for improving working memory in children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

Dr. Reesman is also interested in examining the trajectory of recovery from mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI/concussion), with particular emphasis on recovery in preschool children and in examining features of individuals whose may be slow to recover from this injury.

Selected Publications

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  1. Zabel, T.A., Reesman, J., Wodka, E.L., Gray, R., Suskauer, S.J., Turin, E., Ferenc, L.M., Lin, D.D., Kossoff, E.H., & Comi, A.M. (2010). Neuropsychological features and risk factors in children with Sturge-Weber syndrome: Four Case Reports. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24, 841-859.
  2. Reesman, J., Gray, R., Suskauer, S.J., Ferenc, L.M., Kossoff, E.H., Turin, E., Comi, A.M., Brice, P.J., & Zabel, T.A. (2009). Hemiparesis is a clinical correlate of general adaptive dysfunction in children and adolescents with Sturge-Weber syndrome. Journal of Child Neurology, 24, 701-708.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Outstanding Mental Health Service to Deaf People, ADARA, 2014

Videos & Media

Deafness Related Evaluations and More (DREAM) Clinic

Description of Deafness Related Evaluations and More (DREAM) Clinic in ASL with English captions

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