Neuropsychological evaluation includes an interview with parent(s) about the child’s developmental history, observation of and interview with the child, and testing. The testing portion of the evaluation involves examining thinking, behavior, and social-emotional functioning. The evaluation uses standardized tests and procedures and tests may be performed using paper and pencil or on the computer. Your child will be asked many questions and to solve different types of problems. Neuropsychological evaluations typically include tests that measure the following:
Neuropsychological evaluations typically include tests that measure the following:
Following the assessment, Dr. Miller will meet with your family to discuss the results and recommendations, and will refer you to area specialists who can address your child’s unique learning and developmental needs.
With comprehensive assessment, parents, teachers, and other professionals working with your child (such as intervention specialists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, pediatricians, and neurologists) get the information they need to build on your child’s strengths, adapt teaching methods, and uncover the best ways for your child to take on challenging situations.
When requested, Dr. Miller can also become part of the school Individual Education Program (IEP) process, helping you and your child’s educational team to develop effective learning strategies.
Evaluations are individually tailored to your child’s particular issues, and common concerns for evaluation include:
Child Psych Services specializes in the neuropsychological evaluation of children and teens. We are conveniently located between the Dayton and Cincinnati area.