Ida Sue Baron, Ph.D., ABPP
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Board Certified Subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology
American Board of Professional Psychology
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
The University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
& The George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Recent Publications

Selected Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

Erickson, K., Baron, I. S., and Fantie, B. (2001) Neuropsychological functioning in early hydrocephalus: Review from a developmental perspective. Child Neuropsychology, 7, 199-229.

Baron, I.S., Litman, F. R., Ahronovich, M. D., Gidley Larson, J. C. (2007). Neuropsychology Grand Rounds. Neuropsychological Outcome Of Preterm Triplets Discordant For Birthweight: A Case Report. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 21, 2, 338-362.

Baron, I. S. (2007) Editorial: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: New challenges for definition, diagnosis, and treatment. Neuropsychology Review, 17, 1-3.

Stefanatos, G. A. and Baron, I. S. (2007) Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A neuropsychological perspective towards DSM-V. Neuropsychology Review, 17, 5-38.

Byrd, D., Arentoft, A., Scheiner, D., Westerveld, M., and Baron, I.S. (2008) State of Multi-cultural Neuropsychological Assessment in Children: Current issues, Neuropsychology Review, 18, 214-222.

Baron, I.S. (2008) Editorial: Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Complex, Controversial, and Confounding, Neuropsychology Review, 18, 271-272.

Baron, I.S., Ahronovich, M. D., Erickson, K., Gidley Larson, J. C., and Litman, F. R. (2009) Age-Appropriate Early School Age Neurobehavioral Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Birth Without Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage: A Single Center Experience. Early Human Development, 85, 191-196.

Baron, I.S., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Coulehan, K., Baker, R., and Litman, F. R. (2009) Visuospatial and Verbal Fluency Relative Deficits in ‘Complicated’ Late-Preterm Preschool Children. Early Human Development, 85, 751-754.

Baron, I.S. and Rey-Casserly, C. (2010) Extremely Preterm Birth Outcome: A Review of Four Decades of Cognitive Research, Neuropsychology Review,, 20, 430-452.

Baron, I.S., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Litman, F. R., and Brandt, J. (2010) Spatial Location Memory Test Performance Discriminates Children Born at Extremely Low Birth Weight and Late-Preterm at Age Three, Neuropsychology, 24, 787-794.

Gidley Larson, J. C., Baron, I.S., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Baker, R., and Litman, F. R. (2011) Neuromotor Outcomes at School Age of Extremely Preterm Birth: Early Detection of Subtle Signs, Neuropsychology, 25, 66-75.

Baron, I.S., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Baker, R., and Litman, F. R. (2011) Neuropsychological and Behavioral Outcomes of Extremely Low Birth Weight at Age Three. Special Issue: Being born too early or too little. Developmental Neuropsychology, 36, 5-21.

Baron, I.S., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Baker, R., and Litman, F. R. (2011) Cognitive Deficit in Preschoolers Born Late-preterm, Early Human Development, 87, 115-119.

Crotty, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Baron, I.S., Baker, R., Erickson, K., and Litman, F. R. (2011) Neuropsychological and Behavioral Outcomes of Postnatal Dexamethasone in Extremely Low Birth Weight Preterm Children at Early School-Age. Journal of Perinatology, 5 May 2011: DOI: 10.1038/jp/2011.62

Stefanatos, G. A. and Baron, I.S. (2011) The Ontogenesis of Language Impairment in Autism: A Neuropsychological Perspective, Neuropsychology Review, 21, 252-270.

Baron, I.S., Wills, K., Rey-Casserly, C., Armstrong, K., and Westerveld, M. (2011) Pediatric Neuropsychology: Toward Subspecialty Designation, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 25, 1075-1086.

Baron, I. S., Brandt, J., Erickson, K., Ahronovich, M. D., Baker, R., Litman, F. R. (2012) Selective Deficit in Spatial Location Memory in Extremely Low Birth Weight Children at Age Six, Child Neuropsychology , 18, 299-311

Baron, I. S., Kerns, K. A., Müller, U., Ahronovich, M. D., Litman, F. R. (online 2011) Executive Functions in Extremely Low Birth Weight and Late Preterm Preschoolers: Effects on Working Memory and Response Inhibition, Child Neuropsychology, 18, 586-599. DOI: 10.1080/09297049.2011.631906

Baron, I. S., Litman, F.R., Ahronovich, M.D., Baker, R. (2012) Late preterm birth: A review of medical and neuropsychological childhood outcomes, Neuropsychology Review, 22, 438-450. DOI: 10.1007/s11065-012-9210-5

Baron, I. S. and Leonberger, K. A. (2012) Assessment of Intelligence in the Preschool Period. Neuropsychology Review, 22, 334-344. DOI:10.1007/s11065-012-9215-0

Baron, I. S. and Anderson, P. A. (2012). Editorial: Neuropsychological Assessment of Preschoolers. In P. A. Anderson, and I. S. Baron (Guest Editors), Special Issue on Neuropsychological Assessment of Preschoolers. Neuropsychology Review, 22, 311-312. DOI 10.1007/s11065-012-9221-2

Berry, K. A., Baron, I. S., Weiss, B. A., Baker, R., Ahronovich, M.D., and Litman, F. R. (2013). In Vitro Fertilization and Late Preterm Preschoolers’ Neuropsychological Outcomes: The PETIT Study, American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (Editor’s Choice article). 209, 356.e1-6. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2013.06.041

Baron, I.S., Weiss, B. A., Baker, R., Khoury, A., Remsburg, I., Thermolice, J.W., Litman, F. R. & Ahronovich, M.D. (online, 2013) Subtle Adverse Effects of Late Preterm Birth: A Cautionary Note, Neuropsychology. 29. 11-18. DOI: 10.1037/neu0000018

McCann, J., Rider, N. G., Weiss, B. A., Litman, F. R., & Baron, I. S. (2014) Latent Mean Comparisons on The BRIEF in Preterm Children: Parent and Teacher Differences. Child Neuropsychology. DOI: 10.1080/09297049.2013.859663

Baron, I. S., Weiss, B. A., Litman, F. R, Ahronovich, M. D., and Baker, R. (2014) Latent Mean Differences in Executive Function In At-Risk Preterm Children: The Delay-Deficit Dilemma. Neuropsychology, 28, 541-551. DOI: 10.1037/neu0000076

Gerner, G. and Baron, I. S. (2014) Pregnancy Complications and Neuropsychological Outcomes: A Review. Child Neuropsychology, 21, 269-284. DOI:10.1080/09297049.2014.910301

Lucas, J. A., Mahone, M., Westerveld, M., Bieliauskas, L. & Baron, I. S. (2014) The American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology and American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology: Updated Milestones From 2005-2014. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 28, 889-906. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2014.935484

Baron, I. S., Hopp, C. & Weiss, B. A. (online, 2014) Developmental Normative Data for the Baron-Hopkins Board Test of Spatial Location Memory. Child Neuropsychology. doi:10.1080/09297049.2014.957264

Rider, G. N., Weiss, B., McDermott, A. T., Litman, F. R., & Baron, I. S. (online, 2015) Test of Visuospatial Construction: Validity Evidence in Extremely Low Birth Weight and Late Preterm Children at Early School Age. Child Neuropsychology. doi: 10.1080/09297049.2015.1026889

Baron, I. S., Weiss, B. A., Baker, R., Ahronovich, M. D., Litman, F. R., Baveja, R. (2016) Neuropsychological Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants Exposed to Low Oxygen Targets: An Observational Study. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22, 322-331. doi:10.1017/S1355617715001186

Book Author or Editor

Baron, I. S., Fennell, E. B. and Voeller, K. K. S. (1995) Pediatric Neuropsychology in the Medical Setting, New York: Oxford University Press.

Baron, I. S. (1999) Section Editor, Developmental Neuropsychology, In D. Loring (Ed.) INS Dictionary of Neuropsychology, New York: Oxford University Press.

Baron, I. S. (2004) Neuropsychological Evaluation of the Child, New York: Oxford University Press.

Morgan, J., Baron, I. S., Ricker, J. (Eds.) (2010). Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York: Oxford University Press.

Koffler, S., Morgan, J. E., Baron, I. S., and Greiffenstein, M. (Eds.). (2013) Neuropsychology Science and Practice: Volume I. New York: Oxford University Press.

Baron, I.S. and Rey-Casserly, C. (Eds.) (2013) Pediatric Neuropsychology: Medical Advances and Lifespan Outcomes. New York: Oxford University Press.

Authored Chapters

Baron, I. S. and Gioia, G. A. (1998) Neuropsychology of Infants and Young Children. In G. Goldstein, P. D, Nussbaum, and S. R. Beers (Eds.) Handbook of Human Brain Function: Assessment and Rehabilitation, Vol. III: Neuropsychology, New York: Plenum, pp. 9-34.

Baron, I. S. (1999) Interpreting Psychological Reports. In B. L. Maria (Ed.), Current Management in Child Neurology, Hamilton, Ontario: Decker Periodicals, pp.102-106.

Baron, I. S. (2000) Clinical Implications and Practical Applications of Child Neuropsychological Evaluations. In K. O. Yeates, M. D. Ris, and H. G. Taylor, (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice, New York: Guilford Publications, Inc., pp. 439-456.

Baron, I. S. and Fennell, E. B. (2000) Neuropsychological and intellectual assessment of children. In H. I. Kaplan and B. J. Sadock (Eds.), Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, VII. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Association Press, pp. 722-732.

Baron, I. S. (2002) Learning disabilities. In B. L. Maria (Ed.), Current Management in Child Neurology-Second edition, Hamilton, Ontario: Decker Periodicals, pp. 220-226.

Baron, I. S. (2006) Epilogue. In J. Farmer, J. Donders, and S. Warschausky (Eds.), Treating Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Clinical Research and Practice. New York: Guilford Publications, Inc., pp. 309-322.

Baron, I. S. (2008) Pediatric Section Introduction: Growth and Development of Pediatric Neuropsychology. In J. Morgan and J. Ricker (Eds.), Textbook of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York: Psychology Press.

Baron, I. S. (2008) Maturation Into Impairment: The Merit of Delayed Settlement in Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology Cases, In R. Heilbronner (Ed.), Neuropsychology in the Courtroom: Expert Analysis of Reports and Testimony, New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Baron, I. S. (2010) Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment. In K. O. Yeates, M. D. Ris, H. G. Taylor, and B. Pennington (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology: Research, Theory, and Practice (Second Edition), New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Gidley Larson, J. C., Baron, I. S., Ahronovich, M., and Iampietro, M. (2010) Birth Below 500 Grams. In Morgan, J., Baron, I. S., Ricker, J. (Eds.). Casebook of Clinical Neuropsychology, New York: Oxford University Press.

Baron, I. S. and Morgan, J. E. (2012) Independent Neuropsychological Evaluation of Children in Medical Malpractice Cases, In E. Sherman and B. Brooks (Eds.), Pediatric Forensic Neuropsychology, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 275-287.

Baron, I. S., Leonberger, K. A., and Ahronovich, M. D. Preterm Birth Outcomes in Adolescence and Young Adulthood. (2013) In I. S. Baron and C. Rey-Casserly (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology: Medical Advances and Lifespan Outcomes, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 237-256.

Kline, A., Leonberger, K. A., Baron, I. S. (2013) Neonatal Encephalopathy. In I. S. Baron and C. Rey-Casserly (Eds.), Pediatric Neuropsychology: Medical Advances and Lifespan Outcomes, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 138-157,

Vasserman, M. and Baron, I. S. (in press) Report writing for complex medical cases. In J. Donders (Ed.). Neuropsychological Report Writing, New York: Guilford Press.