Posts Tagged: evaluations

Discussing the Results with Your Child

Congratulations! You have gone through the laborious, time-consuming (and often expensive) process of obtaining a neuropsychological evaluation for your child. Ideally, many of your questions about how your child learns best have been answered. It is essential that regardless of your child’s age that he/she is involved in the debriefing process. If for some reason,… Read more »

What to Expect from a Neuropsychological Evaluation

At this point, you may have read about the various Benefits of Obtaining a Neuropsychological Evaluation, but all of those benefits come after the process is over, so what can you expect in the lead-up to and on the day(s) of the Neuropsychological Evaluation. What to Expect from a Neuropsychological Evaluation No disability can be… Read more »

Questions to Ask Your Child’s Evaluator

You will likely have your own questions about the process of the Evaluation in addition to specific questions about your child’s thinking, learning, and behavior. Below are simply some questions that may¬†help you decide on an evaluator, if you are seeking an Independent Educational Evaluation. Plus, the responses can be shared with your child in… Read more »

The Benefits of Obtaining a Neuropsychological Evaluation

Despite the potential cost (if a family decides to opt for an Independent Educational Evaluation) and the necessary time commitment, Neuropsychological Evaluations can be immensely helpful in helping you and your child’s teachers and support team understand how your child’s brain works, and how best to support him/her. The Benefits of Obtaining a Neuropsychological Evaluation… Read more »

Neuropsychological Evaluations A-Z

I realize I am in a unique position to get to read many neuropsychological evaluations. I am consistently amazed by the deep analyses made by school psychologists and neuropsychologists, and finding causes and supports for surface behaviors parents and teachers observe. Despite their value, parents occasionally can be wary, which is understandable. If parents choose… Read more »