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 the 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 you understand your child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses in order to best assist treatment. Results of the evaluation can help in school and can provide your child with academic recommendations to ensure the best academic performance. Listed below are examples of the types of evaluations offered.
Common Neuropsychological Evaluations: