When it comes to any kind of therapy, be it medical or even counseling, professional experience does make a lot of difference. This is why Dr Ron Federici and his Care For Children International, INC comes in. Dr Ron Federici has almost 30 years of experience in the avenue of complex neuoro-pyschiatric evaluations. With a comprehensive knowledge about medicines and therapeutic approaches,, Dr. Ron has set up a new benchmark in the field of treating autistic or behavioral disorders among children. In his own words, “I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist specializing in adoption-trauma medicine.” He has further added that he is not an attachment therapist and he dislikes the traditional way of attachment therapy. On the contrary, he treats his patients according to the full and most intensive family therapies.

Dr Ron Federici has legal certifications and affiliations like-

  • Virginia Board of Medicine License 0810-001534
  • Fellow and Diplomate, American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN)
  • Fellow, American College of Professional Neuropsychology
  • Fellow and Diplomate, American Board of Medical Psychotherapists (ABMP)
  • Fellow and Diplomate, Clinical Psychopharmacology (International College of Clinical Psychopharmacology


Affiliations to professorships, hospitals and education include-

  • Bachelors Degree: Purdue University
  • Graduate Degrees: (2) Master’s Degrees and Dual Doctorate Degree’s, University of Chicago and University of Illinois
  • Assistant Professor of Child Development, Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University
  • Staff Neuropsychologist, Mt. Vernon Hospital and Dominion Psychiatric Hospital
  • Language Skills: Italian, German, Russian and Romanian


The professional experience;

He has professional experience and works as a consultant for different schools, health clinics, mental health clinics, pediatric department at hospitals and even for adolescents. Dr Ron Federici is also working closely with legal groups like adoption groups and court services for providing second opinions on such problems. Dr. Ron has been instrumental in treating all neuro-developmental disorders as brain injury, fetal alcohol and drug exposed children, learning and attention disabilities and trauma. Dr. Federici has been working extensively in different departments of forensic neuropsychology. He has also worked as a witness in some of the most complex cases involving children, related to brain injury and trauma and also related to different kinds of neurological disorders and mental trauma. Apart from this, Dr Ron Federici also endorses and is related with-

  • Lectures at a national level for matters rated to developmental neuropsychology
  • Handles cases of neuropsychiatric disorders of children. Help is also available at Drfederici website
  • Assessment and handling of children with issues like post-institutionalized settings
  • He is one of the pioneers and experts in neuropsychiatric evaluations for children who are internationally adopted like Eastern Europe
  • He has worked with Romanian and Russian orphans and dealt with more than 1000’s of Eastern European adoptees
  • Appeared on different kinds of shows like 20/20, Turning Point, Night Line, Good Morning America, British Broadcasting Corporation
  • His work has been published in magazines and newspapers around the world, especially Eastern Europe. His book “Help for the Hopeless Child: A Guide for Families helps in handling cases of institutionalized children
  • Other books include “Institutional Autism: An Acquired Syndrome”, “Neuropsychology of Bonding and Attachment Disorders”