Psychoeducational Assessment: Specialized service to assess the nature of difficulties with academic performance, learning, or concentration and (if warranted) provide detailed recommendations for clinical or educational services. Core psychoeducational assessments include interviews, questionnaires, review of records, and individual testing to assess general intellectual abilities (IQ), academic achievement (e.g., reading skills), problem solving abilities, and patterns of learning strengths and weaknesses. The complexity and time of the assessments may vary depending on the goal(s) of the evaluation and referral questions. The analysis and interpretation of this cumulative information results in a comprehensive clinical report.  Assessments require up to 6 hours, including interviewing and testing.

Neuropsychological Assessment: Comprehensive diagnostic clinical assessment of cognitive abilities and functioning. The complexity and time of neuropsychological assessments may vary depending on the goal(s) of the evaluation and referral questions. A battery of tests will assess general intellectual abilities (IQ), academic skills, attention, memory, visual-spatial, perceptual, and motor skills, problem solving abilities, and information processing for suspected neuropsychological deficits.  Psychological assessment of emotional functioning and personality may be included. The analysis and interpretation of this cumulative information results in a comprehensive clinical report.  Assessments require up to 10 hours, including interviewing and testing.

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