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Joyce Cooper-Kahn

Dr. Cooper-Kahn specializes in helping children manage behavioral, emotional and academic challenges. She has particular expertise in attention disorders and learning disabilities with an emphasis on interventions for executive functioning difficulties.


Dr. Cooper-Kahn is the author of two books on executive functioning: Late, Lost and Unprepared: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning and Boosting Executive Skills in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for Educators, co-authored with Learning Specialist Margaret Foster.

Dr. Cooper-Kahn earned her undergraduate degree from Barnard College and her doctorate from Catholic University.  Before entering full-time private practice in Severna Park in 1994, she worked in a variety of settings, including Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Kennedy Krieger Institute.

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