What Does A Neuropsychological Evaluation Assess?

Depending on your child's age and the questions you have, an evaluation will look at your child's skills and abilities in many areas:

Thinking Skills & Memory

  • Verbal Reasoning

  • Nonverbal Reasoning

  • Spatial Problem Solving

  • Cognitive Style

  • Visual Memory

  • Verbal Memory

Processing Skills
  • Attention

  • Processing Speed and Efficiency

  • Short-Term Memory

  • Organization and Planning

  • Self-Monitoring

  • Time Management and Follow-Through

Language
  • Expressing Wants and Needs

  • Understanding Others

  • Conversational Skills

  • Using Language for Academics: 

    • Phonics and Learning to Read

    • Expressing Ideas in Writing

    • Vocabulary & Comprehension

  • Fine-Motor Skills

  • Auditory Processing 

  • Visual Processing

  • Hand-Eye Coordination & Handwriting

  • Sensory Integration

  • Activity Level

Sensory Skills
Social-Emotional Skills
  • Playing and Using Leisure Time 

  • Recognizing Other People's Feelings

  • Reading Social Cues

  • Getting Along with Others

  • Handling Emotions and Frustration

  • Coping with Problems

Academics
  • Literacy Skills like Reading and Writing

  • Math and Number Sense

  • Test-Taking and Study Skills

  • Academic Motivation and Initiative

  • Need for School Accommodations

See What Families Had To Say: 

"Thank you so much for the thought and effort you put into this evaluation. We’re already seeing a lot of positive improvements thanks to simply understanding what’s going on and, moreover, being confident in that understanding as we try to help our son understand what’s going on in his brain and how he can learn to work with or around it."                                                                                                                                                              - The P. Family