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Attention / Mood / Neuropsychology Testing

Attention / Mood / Neuropsychology Testing

A neuropsychological evaluation, also called neuropsychological testing, is an in-depth assessment of skills and abilities for your mind. An evaluation may measure such areas as attention, problem-solving, memory, language, I.Q., visual-spatial skills, academic skills, and social-emotional functioning. The evaluation can provide information about you or your child to allow us to recommendations the types of interventions or treatments that may be effective and appropriate to your needs.

There are man reasons someone might wish to have, or receive a referral for, a neuropsychological evaluation:

  • Learning disorders and learning differences
  • Inattentiveness, hyperactivity, impulsivity
  • Executive-functioning weaknesses, such as difficulty planning and organizing
  • Processing-speed deficits
  • Language disorders or delays
  • Visual-spatial, visual-motor, fine motor deficits
  • Intellectual disability
  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Depressed mood
  • Behavior difficulties in the home or at school
  • Deficits in learning and functioning secondary to neurological and/or birth conditions (e.g., seizure disorders, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, acquired or congenital hydrocephalus, premature birth)
  • Giftedness combined with difficulties in learning or other areas