Dr. Roger Stefani
Dr. Stefani received a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University in June 1988. He has been a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of Illinois since November 1989. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, with a year long specialization in child neuropsychology. His post-doctoral requirements were completed at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Dr. Stefani is a former senior psychologist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he served for more than 5 years as the Pediatric Neuropsychologist. Dr. Stefani also served as the Pediatric Neuropsychologist in the Pediatric Rehabilitation program and the Pediatric Development Clinic at Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center. He has served as a clinical supervisor to doctoral students in clinical psychology, and to post doctoral fellows, and psychologists completing licensure requirements.
Dr. Stefani has been in full time private practice since 1996. His practice focuses on providing neuropsychological evaluations to children ranging in age from 6 to college age. He specializes in providing neuropsychological evaluations for children with attention and learning problems, neurological disorders, traumatic brain injuries, autism spectrum disorders, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Stefani also provides consultation to assist parents, therapists, and educational teams/schools in program and treatment planning.
Dr. Stefani is a past member of the Medical Advisory Board of the DuPage Easter Seals/UCP, and the Professional Advisory Committee of Charlie’s Gift, an organization specializing in helping children and families affected by autism spectrum disorders. He served on the Illinois State Board of Education Task Force for children with brain injuries, which was responsible for developing criteria to identify and designate children with brain injuries for special education services, training educators throughout the state on issues pertaining to students with brain injuries, and developing a resource manual for teachers. Dr. Stefani has also served on the professional advisory board of the Illinois Chapter of the Brain Injury Association, and in this capacity developed and ran a summer camp for children with brain injuries.
Robin Grais-Speizman received a M.S.Ed. in Educational Psychology from National Louis University in June of 1994. She received her Bachelors Degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1989, in both Rehabilitation Psychology and in Special Education with a Type 10 Certification. Robin Grais-Speizman taught Special Education classes at Saint Josephs Carondelet Child Center in Chicago. She then worked at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago as a Pediatric Behavioral Specialist and Senior Neuropsychometrician for 10 years. She performed neuropsychological testing evaluations to both inpatients and outpatients suffering from brain injury. She also provided cognitive retraining and school reentry services to children and adolescents upon inpatient discharge and often continued for long term follow-up.
From 1999 til 2019, Robin had worked as an associate in the practice Roger Stefani and Associates, now known as Chicago NeuroBehavior Specialists in Orland Park. She continues to provide neuropsychological testing to patients with brain injuries, neurological conditions, and learning and educational disorders through Stefani Neuropsychology Services. She and Dr. Stefani have developed an Executive Function Clinic to evaluate and treat Executive Function disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults through coaching. In January of 2019, Robin established an executive coaching and consultation practice named rEFocus.