COGNITIVE AND NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS

Cognitive Assessment

  • an initial assessment interview to discuss concerns and gather information
  • reviewing information from school if appropriate
  • direct cognitive assessment with the child or young person to evaluate intellectual ability
  • assessment of reading, spelling and numeracy if indicated
  • 30-minute feedback session to discuss the results and recommendations
  • detailed written report

 

Neuropsychological Assessment

  • an initial assessment interview to discuss concerns and gather information
  • reviewing information from school if appropriate
  • direct cognitive assessment with the child or young person to evaluate intellectual ability
  • assessment of reading, spelling and numeracy if indicated
  • additional assessment of other areas of neuropsychological functioning as indicated, e.g. memory, attention or executive function
  • 30-minute feedback session to discuss the results and recommendations
  • detailed written report

It may be necessary to split the assessment over two sessions to ensure that fatigue does not affect performance