About Neuropsychological Evaluations

September 5, 2012 in Special Education Articles by Jess

What is a Neuropsychological Evaluation?

A neuropsychological evaluation is comprehensive battery of tests that provides a detailed picture of a person’s aptitude, achievement, and social and emotional status as compared to others at the same stage of development.  Only a trained neuropsychologist administers such assessments.  The evaluation involves a clinical history and interview, completion of standardized checklists, completion of paper and pencil tasks, hands-on activities, and computer-based tasks. Read the rest of this entry →

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