Alba Parra Checa

Sant Joan de Déu Hospital,
Barcelona, Spain

As a Neuropsychologist I have experience in diagnosing and treating learning disorders as well as in other disorders associated with pediatric medical / neurological conditions. I also have experience in cognitive stimulation and rehabilitation of adults with neurological disorders and / or brain damage.

I am currently developing my research activity in the Neurocutaneous Diseases Unit of the Oncology Department of the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital.

I am linked to family associations of type 1 Neurofibromatosis sufferers participating not only in the research and understanding of this minority disease but also in providing support to patients and family members and through outreach through talks.

Formation:

  • Degree in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona
  • Master's Degree in Child and Adult Clinical Neuropsychology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
  • Accredited by the Official College of Psychologists of Catalonia as a General Health Psychologist and an expert in Neuropsychology.
  • ADOS-2 accreditation for the diagnosis of ASD (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule)
  • Coaching training for adolescents and young adults with ADHD.
  • Training in Emotional Education.
  • Presentations at congresses organized by the associations of families with type 1 Neurofibromatosis.
  • Attendance at international and national congresses.

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