Frequently Asked Questions

Neuropsychological Evaluation Service

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is a neuropsychological evaluation?

A neuropsychological evaluation is an in-depth assessment of skills and abilities linked to brain function. The evaluation measures of areas such as attention, problem-solving, memory, language, I.Q., visual-spatial skills, academic skills, and social-emotional functioning.  >>Read More

Who conducts the evaluation?

A clinical neuropsychologist conducts the evaluation. A clinical neuropsychologist is a psychologist trained in the science of brain-behavior relationships.  >>Read More

When is neuropsychological testing recommended?

Referrals for evaluation are usually made to address specific symptoms or concerns.

Some of the more commonly assessed concerns include:

  • Problems in academic setting
  • Attention or concentration problems
  • Executive function problems (e.g. organization, planning)
  • Social communication difficulties
  • Language difficulties

Some of the more commonly assessed disorders include:

  • Learning Disorder (LD)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD; ADD)
  • Other developmental disorders (e.g., autism; intellectual disability)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Some additional reasons for evaluation might include:

  • Clarify a diagnosis
  • To clarify or update information about an existing diagnosis
  • Make recommendations for specific treatment or instructional strategies
  • Document a need for accommodations

Do you accept insurance?

We do not accept any insurance. All services are fee-for-service and payment is required at time of service. We recommend contacting your insurance provider in advance of the first appointment to determine parameters of reimbursement that may or may not apply. Our billing department can provide you with paperwork to send to your insurance company once the evaluation is completed.

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