Neuropsychological testing is designed to help you understand how your brain works. As part of the evaluation, the neuropsychologist will test many parts of your child’s cognitive functioning, including memory, attention, and speed of processing, as well as executive functioning, which includes your child’s ability to make decisions, problem solve, and multitask. Other parts of the evaluation include testing academic abilities, like math, reading, and writing, as well as overall IQ. The goal is to help understand your child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses in order to best assist treatment. Results of the evaluation can provide your child with recommendations to ensure their best academic performance. Listed below are examples of the types of evaluations offered.
Common Neuropsychological Evaluations: