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What Does Neuropsychological Testing Assess?
A typical neuropsychological analysis
of a child from 5 to 25 can last approximately 6 to 8 hours
and a comprehensive assessment includes evaluation
Basic achievement skills including math and reading
Executive skills including planning, organization of information, flexibility and inhibition
Learning and memory skills
Depending upon the individual child, some
areas of assessment might require more detail
An important aspect of testing
is interpreting the results in light of a
detailed past developmental, educational and medical
history of your child.
This information is key to understanding your child's
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