Debbie Mood is a licensed psychologist who specializes in working with deaf and hard of hearing children, as well as with children with a variety of developmental disabilities. Her primary appointment within Developmental Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital Colorado emphasizes clinical assessment and treatment of developmental disabilities. Dr. Mood also participates on interdisciplinary teams specifically providing assessment for deaf and hard of hearing children. Dr. Mood earned her Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Northern Colorado. She holds a specialist degree in school psychology and master’s degree in developmental psychology from Gallaudet University. She completed a LEND psychology postdoctoral fellowship at JFK Partners, University of Colorado School of Medicine, after completing an APA accredited psychology internship at the University of Minnesota. Current applied research and clinical projects focus on improving assessment and intervention practices for deaf/hard of hearing children dually diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.