Neuropsychological Testing

About neuropsychological testing

We specialize in neuropsychological evaluation for dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease), traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and other neurological disorders.

We also provide academic neuropsychological evaluations (or psychoeducational assessments) for test accommodations for individuals (age 16+) with disabilities. Furthermore, we provide neuropsychological evaluations for monolingual Spanish speakers.

Neuropsych FAQ for patients –

What is a neuropsychological evaluation?

It is an assessment of one’s thinking abilities. It involves an interview with a clinical neuropsychologist and administration of various paper and pencil tests.

What to expect

  • Appointments last 3-5 hours
  • Family members are encouraged to participate; however, testing is completed alone
  • Bring snacks/lunch and water
  • Get a good night’s sleep prior to appointment
  • Take medications as usual

Part 1: Clinical interview

We gather information about:

  • Demographic information (e.g., age, level of education, marital status)
  • Current complaints (i.e., cognitive, emotional, physical)
  • Medical history
  • Psychiatry history
  • Developmental/educational history
  • Social history

Part 2: Testing

Paper and pencil tests that evaluate:

  • Executive functioning
  • Attention
  • Memory
  • Language
  • Perception
  • Sensorimotor functions
  • Motivation
  • Mood state
  • Quality of life
  • Personality styles