BrainWorks, P.A.
Specializing in Neurocognitive & Educational Assessment

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BrainWorks is a private psychology practice that specializes in 
neuropsychological assessment and related services for individuals ages 5 - 100.

 

                                                                                                                   

What Is Neuropsychological Assessment?

Neuropsychological assessment is the systematic acquisition and evaluation of data about a person's cognitive capabilities in order to understand brain-behavior relationships.

Neuropsychological assessment involves an in-depth clinical interview, administration of a battery of standardized tests, and collection of both qualitative and quantifiable information from collateral sources.

Neuropsychological assessment is useful in ruling out a host of neurodevelopmental diagnoses.

What Is the Purpose of Neuropsychological Assessment?

Neuropsychological assessment can be conducted for many useful reasons, including:

Determining and Differentiating Diagnoses

Identifying Learning Style

Discovering Cognitive/Learning Strengths

Uncovering Cognitive/Learning Challenges

School Planning/Determining Appropriate Academic Accommodations

Documentation for Requests for Accommodations on Standardized Exams (e.g., SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT)

Treatment Planning

Testing for Early Kindergarten Entrance

What Diagnoses Can Be Identified With Neuropsychological Assessment?

Neuropsychological assessment can identify the following diagnoses and information processing difficulties:

Dyslexia

Dysgraphia

Dyscalculia

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Auditory Processing Disorder

Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

Nonverbal Learning Disability

Asperger's Syndrome

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Slow Processing Speed

Memory Problems

Executive Dysfunction

Disorganization

Poor Comprehension

Impulsivity

Intellectual Giftedness

Low IQ




                                                                                                     
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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