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A Neuropsychological Evaluation looks at how a brain works.

The neuropsychological evaluation is a comprehensive evaluation of brain functioning to identify and explain abilities and deficits. The neuropsychological evaluation assesses the cognitive capabilities and limitations of the individual, which include but are not limited to: attention, problem solving, memory, language, visual processing, and executive function.

Possible reasons for a neuropsychological evaluation

(not limited to):


  • Traumatic Brain Injury

  • Sports Concussion

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias

  • Psychiatric Disorders including Somatoform Disorders

  • Stroke

  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders 

  • Learning Disorders (Reading- dyslexia, Writing, Math)

Child Psycholgist

Individuals may seek a neuropsychological evaluation for the following reasons: 


  • Guardianship 

  • Ability to return to work

  • Disability

  • Competency 

  • Accommodations for college and graduate school entrance examinations  

  • Determination of treatment needs including making a distinction between medical and mental health dysfunction 

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