Episode 17: The Case for Differential Diagnosis
When a parent suspects their child may be twice exceptional - that is, gifted and an additional diagnosis - what should they do next? Increasingly, the answer is something called a Differential Diagnosis. It’s the process of sorting through two or more different disorders which share symptoms that can mask each other. Our guest on episode 17 is Dr. Catherine Hasler, an expert in the area of Differential Diagnosis.
About the guest - Dr. Catherine Hasler is a licensed psychologist who specializes in differential diagnosis and treatment of learning, behavioral, and emotional problems of children, adolescents and adults.
She has an MA, PhD in Clinical Child Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, A BA in Psychology from Northwestern University, and did her Predoctoral Internship at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.