A neuropsychological assessment is an evaluation of brain functioning after an injury or a notable change. A thorough assessment can also measure cognitive, emotional, and motor dysfunction. The overall benefits included: providing a measure of strengths, weaknesses, course of recovery, assist in diagnosis, treatment, education, vocational recommendation, and rehabilitation. Neuropsychological evaluations also serve useful for a variety of individuals including:
- Central Nervous System (CNS) dysfunction (i.e. stroke, head injury, tumor, dementia)
- Suspected yet undocumented neurocognitive deficits.
PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING DETAILS
A typical neuropsychological evaluation involve assessment of the following areas:
- General Intellect
- Attention and Concentration
- Learning and Memory
- Visuo-spatial/Constructional Skills
- Executive Functioning
- Motor Abilities
- Academic Achievement.