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Neuropsychological, Psychological, and Psychoeducational Evaluations

These evaluations help individuals gain information regarding their current cognitive and emotional status.

Common reasons for evaluation:

  • ADHD / Attention Concerns​

  • Dementia / Memory Concerns

  • Academic Intervention / IEP Planning

  • Accommodations (e.g., LSAT, MCAT, etc.)

  • Career/Life Planning

  • Competency (e.g., to handle finances, live independently, drive a car, make medical decisions, etc.)

  • Head Injury (e.g., car accident, sports injury)

  • Personality Assessment

A comprehensive evaluation can, for example:

  • provide evidence that a brain injury has caused changes in cognitive or emotional functioning

  • give an idea of what the person can or cannot be expected to do

  • help identify what a person needs to be successful, including adaptations and compensation

  • strategies, supervision, learning style, or teaching strategies

  • help people understand how the injury has changed them

  • help others see how people with the brain injury see themselves

  • help plan rehabilitation or other treatment

  • aid in educational planning

  • aid in vocational planning

  • document changes for legal purposes

Domains commonly examined:

   Higher-order and executive cognitive functions:

  • Attention

  • Anticipating

  • Memory

  • Initiating

  • Ability to Learn

  • Problem-solving

  • Intelligence

  • Abstract reasoning

  • Language and communication

  • Insight

  • Speed and efficiency

  • Judgement

  • Motor abilities

  • Drawing conclusions

  • Personality

  • Self-control

  • Emotional status

  • Managing time

   For children, adolescents, and young adults, academic achievement may be assessed:

  • Phonemic Awareness – manipulation of spoken syllables in words

  • Phonics – letter-sound correspondence

  • Fluency – reading speed and accuracy

  • Vocabulary – lexicon of known words

  • Comprehension Skills – deriving meaning from print

  • Mathematics Fluency

  • Numerical Operations

  • Quantitative Reasoning

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