Pediatric neuropsychology is a specialized branch of clinical psychology that focuses on understanding how brain function impacts learning, behavior, and other cognitive skills that are important for daily functioning.
What insurance is accepted?
We take all Medicaid plans. If we don't take your insurance, please call to inquire about self-pay pricing.
Who is referred?
Children and adolescents are commonly referred for a neuropsychological evaluation by a pediatrician, neurologist, counselor, or other health care professional. Common reasons for referral include:
Difficulties with attention, memory, learning, socialization, and/or behavior
Other medical conditions (e.g., prematurity, prenatal drug exposure, genetic disorders, cancer)
For Providers: How can I refer a patient? Below is our referral form. Please download, complete, and fax it to 855-698-4177. Once a referral has been made please have the parent/guardian contact us to begin the scheduling process.
A typical neuropsychological evaluation is scheduled for the length of a school day. Depending on the child’s age and the reason for referral, an evaluation generally includes:
Clinical interview with the child and his or her caregivers
Detailed developmental and medical histories
Parent and self-report questionnaires
Parents may also be asked to give questionnaires to their child’s teacher
Standardized testing, including tests of
Learning and Memory
Visual Spatial Skills
Fine Motor Skills
When will I get the results?
Results are provided in a feedback appointment 2 to 3 weeks after the initial evaluation. Parents are also provided with a comprehensive report that discusses results, diagnoses, and recommendations. The complete written report can take up to 10-12 weeks to be completed.
How can an evaluation be helpful?
A comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation can provide you with information about:
Your child’s cognitive strengths and weaknesses
Why your child may be struggling in school
Appropriate interventions and community resources
Recommendations specific to the school setting such as academic accommodations, direct services, specific therapies, and appropriate classroom placement