Jennifer I. Huffman, PhD, ABPdN
Neuropsychologist Specializing in Neurodiversity
Dr. Jennifer Imig Huffman (she/her) is an Illinois Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist.
She specializes in assessment and support for neurodivergence across the lifespan.
During her training and career, Dr. Huffman has worked extensively with autistic and neurodivergent individuals, of all ages, and their families.
Dr. Huffman believes strongly in the importance of integration of home, school, and work supports to help individuals overcome their obstacles and enhance their strengths. She is frequently asked to particpate in IEP and Section 504 meetings to help schools understand how neurocognitive and psychosocial functioning can impact educational progress and well-being. She is also sought out as a consultant and independent evaluator for Independent Educational Evaluations of neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological related concerns impacting education. Additionally, she frequently consults with homeschooling parents to help them overcome their child's obstacles and enhance their strengths through individualized educational plans in the home setting.
Dr. Huffman's Educational/Licensure Background:
1996 Graduated with honors from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2000 MS from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology
2004 PhD from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology
2005 Pediatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship, ENH’s Evaluation Center for Learning
2006 Adult and Geriatric Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship, Zablocki’s VA Medical Center
2008 Credentialed as a National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
2009 Licensed in Illinois as a Clinical Psychologist
2016 Board Certified in Pediatric Neuropsychology by the Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology
2020 Certified as an Autism Specialist
2021 Registered as a Telehealth Psychologist for the state of Florida
2022 Authorized to practice telepsychology by PSYPACT, an interstate compact that allows psychologists licensed in PSYPACT to practice telepsychology
Dr. Huffman is neurodivergent herself and understands the challanges and embraces the strengths in individuals with learning and social differences. She and her husband have three children, two dogs, and two cats.