Dr. Lily Riggs is a registered neuropsychologist, specializing in the assessment of children, adolescents and adults with various learning profiles (e.g. Learning Disability, Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder) and medical conditions including traumatic brain injury (e.g. concussion), brain tumours, stroke, epilepsy, neurofibromatosis type 1, and disorders in genetics, metabolics and movement.
Dr. Riggs' approach to assessment is client- and family-centred, flexible, and grounded in evidence-based research. She ensures that clients feel relaxed and comfortable during assessments and that assessment results and recommendations are provided in a clear and timely manner.
Dr. Riggs completed her MA and PhD at the University of Toronto in Psychology and Neuroscience, with clinical rotations at the Hospital for Sick Children, University Health Network and Baycrest Health Sciences Centre. After her graduate studies, Dr. Riggs returned to the Hospital for Sick Children for a postdoctoral fellowship. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Riggs also conducts research focused on memory and the brain. She has authored over a dozen peer-reviewed articles, presented at over 30 conferences, and won several awards. Dr. Riggs joined The Red Oak Centre in March 2017. She also works as a neuropsychologist and researcher in the Brain Injury Rehab Team and Concussion Centre at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab and she is an Assistant Professor (status-only) in Pediatrics at the University of Toronto.