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You likely need a neuropsychological evaluation if you exhibit difficulties in cognitive, emotional, behavioral and/or academic areas to the point of negatively affecting your performance and overall well-being. A neuropsychological evaluation is particularly warranted if you continue to show difficulties despite treatments or remedial efforts.
How does a neuropsychological evaluation differ from a psychoeducational, neurological, and/or psychological evaluation?
A neurological evaluation generally assesses and individual’s basic mental, motor and sensory functions to determine abnormal functioning in these areas, including gross deficits in cognitive functioning. A psychological evaluation provides in depth analysis of an individual’s social-emotional and personality functioning for diagnostic clarification and to inform treatment. A psychoeducational evaluation is generally an assessment of
A neuropsychological evaluation involves the use of paper and pencil, oral, and computerized tools to determine your cognitive functioning in several areas, including general intellectual functioning, ability to focus and pay attention to tasks, learning and memory skills, language and executive functions, academic functioning (when applicable), as well as behavioral and emotional functioning. A comprehensive
A neuropsychologist is a professional with a doctoral degree in psychology and specialized training in brain/behavior relationships via coursework, internships, and postdoctoral experience. Board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology can be sought by professionals who are licensed, meet postdoctoral residency training requirements, and who pass peer review work sample submission, as well as written and oral