Meet DR. Cynthia Kane



Doctor Profile

Cynthia Kane, PhD is a 1996 graduate with a B.A. from the University of Iowa. She obtained her PhD in 2010 from the Illinois Institute of Technology with an internship and post-doctorate from the University of Chicago. Cynthia has participated in research topics to include abbreviated assessment batteries in identifying learning disorders and ADHD. In addition, she has trained fellows and residents, and psychology practicum and internship students in Neuropsychology assessment. In her career, Cynthia has tested and helped countless kids to develop a plan to reach their maximum potential.

  • Dr. Kane specializes in the assessment and intervention of children with neurological, developmental, social/emotional, and educational disorders. Her particular practice specialties include Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disorders, and ADHD, as well as working with children with various medical conditions.
  • Prior to joining NSPT Dr. Kane served as a Pediatric Neuropsychologist for the University of Chicago Medical Center’s Section of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She has served as an examiner for several research projects focusing on development and cognitive functioning. In addition to NSPT, Dr. Kane maintains a weekly concussion clinic at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois.


Licensed Psychologist (Illinois Board of Psychology)