Dr. Dan DaSilva is a neuropsychologist with specialties in pediatric and aviation neuropsychology. He has extensive experience in the evaluation of a wide range of pediatric cognitive disorders including those resulting from traumatic brain injury, cancer, infections, and developmental disorders, as well as the full range of learning disabilities. Following the evaluations, Dr. DaSilva can assist in coordinating interventions with parents, schools, and treating clinicians. Dr. DaSilva also has extensive experience in providing consultation services to both school districts and parents in education law cases and has testified before the Office of Administrative Law.
Dr. DaSilva is also an outside neuropsychological consultant for the Federal Aviation Administration and major airlines performing neuropsychological assessments of aircrew and air traffic controllers. He is an experienced CogScreen provider and he has presented at national conferences on the subject of aviation neuropsychology. He has also been accepted as an expert at the federal level including National Transportation Safety Board hearings and civil proceedings.
Dr. DaSilva is on staff at Morristown Memorial Medical Center in the Department of Psychiatry and at Overlook Medical Center in Atlantic Healthcare’s Neurosciences Institute. He provides consultation services to the mild brain injury program, as well as the pediatric neuro-oncology and pediatric seizure clinics. He is a lecturer at the Rutgers University Graduate School of Education where he teaches functional neuroanatomy and neuropsychology. He is currently serving on the New Jersey Psychological Association’s Executive Board as Treasurer, serves on several association committees, and is past chair of the Council on Legislative Affairs. Dr. DaSilva is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, American Psychological Association, New Jersey Psychological Association, and the Aerospace Medical Association. He is also a Captain, and Squadron Health Services and Safety Officer in the Civil Air Patrol, US Air Force Auxiliary.
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