• Assessment

  • What to expect from a Neuropsychological Assessment by Dr. Mary:

    Standardized testing that involves working one on one, approximately four to six hours, in many different areas: cognitive, achievement, language, visual-spatial, executive functions/attention, and emotional. Background information will be gathered from the parent (school records will be requested). Behavioral reports will be obtained from parents and teachers. Feedback/Report should be expected within approximately two weeks from last testing date or when all information is obtained.

  • Interested in Assessment?

    • Inquire by phone
    • Complete short phone intake
    • Make appointment for clinical intake (children do not need to be present)

    A typical neuropsychological assessment involves a flexible battery of tests, generally including:

  • IQ or Cognitive – Stanford Binet Early Childhood, Preschool edition, WISC-V ages 6-16, and WAIS-IV ages 16 and older.
    Academic – Subtests from WIAT-III and others, such as GORT-5 (reading comprehension), TOWL-4 (written language) and CTOPP2 (phonological processing)
    Language – a combination of Boston Naming, NEPSY-II, CASL, PPVT-4
    Visual-Spatial – a combination of NEPSY-II, Rey Osterrieth, VMI, Hooper
    New Learning/Memory – subtests from some of the following: WRAML2, CMS, WMS-IV
    Executive Functions/Attention – Stroop, Wisconsin Card Sort, D-KEFS, CPT-2 or 3, CATA, D-KEFS
    Emotional – an array of self-report measures for anxiety, depression and emotional functioning, including self-concept
    Behavioral – Conners Rating Scales (children and adults for ADHD symptoms), BRIEF (executive functioning), CBCL (children for social/emotional/behavioral) and various Autism Spectrum Scales, daily living skills measures (such as Vineland II or ABAS II)