Sage Saxton, PsyD

Oregon Health & Science University UCEDD
Institute on Development & Disability
Oregon Health & Science University
707 SW Gaines St.
Portland, OR 97239
Phone: 503-494-2672
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 30, 2021


Primary Activity Coordinators: Clinical Services
Early Intervention
Pediatric Services
Training Director
Discipline Coordinators: Pediatrics
Pediatrics: Developmental/Neonatology
Psychology: Developmental
Specialty Resource Contacts: Early Intervention
Childhood behavioral disorder
Parenting stress related to high-risk pregnancy and delivery
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Director NICU Follow-Up Program
Discipline(s): Psychology
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Executive functioning in young children
Parent stress and adjustment related to children with special needs.
Education: PsyD, Child and Adolescent Focus, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Service: Board Member of National Perinatal Association, Oregon Association for Education of Young Children, Academy of Neonatal Nursing, Postpartum Support International.


Dr. Saxton is a Professor in Pediatrics with the Child Development and Rehabilitation Center at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU). Dr. Saxton conducts emotional, behavioral, cognitive, and academic evaluations for children and adolescents. She is also the consulting psychologist to the Cochlear Implant Program. She has also worked in a variety of community, university, school, and hospital-based clinics providing services to children and families. Dr. Saxton's research interests include developmental and educational outcomes for children born prematurely, outcomes for children receiving cochlear implants, children's adjustment to traumatic loss, and the provision of hospital based parental support.